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Tag: Archbishop Mario Poli

  • Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 21:32 UTC

    Argentina's president breaks protocol during religious service

    Alberto Fernández was full of praise for Pope Francis and former President Néstor Kirchner

    Argentine President Alberto Fernandez broke protocol and delivered a few words during the Te Deum held on Thursday at the Buenos Aires Cathedral on the occasion of the national holiday of May 25. Traditionally, May 25 marks the expulsion of the Spanish viceroy in 1810, but in 2023 it signified the 20th anniversary of Néstor Kirchner's coming to power, which is what Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) would later celebrate under heavy rain in Plaza de Mayo.

  • Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 21:27 UTC

    Archbishop of Buenos Aires urges politicians to show their vocation

    It was the last May 25 Te Deum for both Alberto Fernández and for Poli, succeeded Jorge Bergoglio when the latter became Pope Francis

    Thursday's Te Deum was a last for Argentine President Alberto Fernández, but also for Buenos Aires Archbishop Mario Aurelio Poli, who will retire later this year after succeeding Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio when the latter became Pope Francis in 2013. Fernández shall not be seeking reelection and thus will complete his term on Dec. 9.

  • Tuesday, August 9th 2016 - 09:11 UTC

    Pope Francis blesses massive dignity march in Buenos Aires against unemployment and recession

    The rally, which happens every year in the name of San Cayetano, patron saint of workers and the unemployed, saw the iconic church swamped with people

    Argentines with the support of the Catholic Church and a message from Pope Francis, on Sunday turned an annual religious celebration into a massive rally to protest growing unrest over unemployment, recession, inflation and a promised second half of the year rebound which remains absent.

  • Thursday, May 26th 2016 - 05:03 UTC

    Macri's government in “100% agreement” with the Church's dialogue message

    “We are 100% in agreement with the message from the Church, we agree with the creation of dialogue rounds”, underlined cabinet Chief Peña, following the religious service.

    Argentina's cabinet chief Marcos Pena said president Mauricio Macri administration was “100% in agreement” with the Catholic church 25 May Day message “to leave aside statistics, think in the Argentine people and not fight among ourselves”.