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Theme of 1st Vatican Lenten sermon: ‘Taking the axe to the root’

March 09, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Capuchin Franciscan Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the papal household since 1980, traditionally preaches a sermon on the Fridays of Advent and Lent. Because he is ill—not with coronavirus, according to the Vatican press office—the March 6 sermon was preached by Father Marko Ivan Rupnik, SJ.

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