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What is Baptism?

We are called to live out our Baptism every day as the present reality of our lives. If we manage to follow Jesus and to remain in the Church, despite our limitations and with our weaknesses and our sins, it is precisely because of the [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Baptism, Faith, Divine sonship, Church, Sacraments
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Pope's Audience: Through Baptism, we become 'missionary disciples'

During his weekly catechesis, Pope Francis talked about the importance of Baptism. He described it as a special Sacrament that welcomes Christians into their journey of faith. With thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, he explained that whoever receives the Sacrament is called to be [...]
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Pope's Angelus: Baptism is a miracle of faith

Rome Reports. The cold was no obstacle for the thousands of pilgrims that gathered in St. Peter's Square to hear the Pope's Angelus. Sunday was the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, and Pope Francis reminded everyone that it marks the beginning of time [...]
Tags: Baptism, Rome, Pope Francis, mercy
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Pope Francis: Every baptized child is a miracle of faith

“Every child who is born is a gift of joy and of hope, and every child who is baptized is a miracle of the faith and a feast for the family of God.” Those were the words of Pope Francis on Sunday, as he greeted [...]
Tags: Baptism, Children, Rome, Pope Francis
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Pope Francis: Our baptism gives us a new and glorious hope

Video.It was an usual, but festive way, to kick off the weekly General Audiences in the new year. Several circus performers took the stage before Pope Francis, complete with juggling, acrobats, unicycles and even ferrets! At one point, even Pope Francis clapped along, visibly happy [...]
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Pope prays for victims in the Philippines and for Syrian children who were killed

November 13, 2013 (Romereports.com) The cold weather has made its way to Rome. So, as the Pope blessed children out in St. Peter's Square, he made sure they were kept nice and warm, with gestures like this one. During his catechesis, the Pope was moved [...]
Tags: Baptism, Children, Sacraments, Philippines, Year of Faith, Pope Francis
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I'm no longer afraid

Interview with Raquel Taveira-Marques “When I came from Portugal to do research at University College London for my PhD in Neurobiology and Neuroscience, I soon fell in love with London, and also -something I didn’t [...]
Tags: Baptism, Conversion, Faith, UK
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It is daylight

Easter is the feast of the new creation. Jesus is risen and dies no more. He has opened the door to a new life, one that no longer knows illness and death. He has taken mankind up into God himself. “Flesh [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Baptism, Faith, Pope Benedict XVI
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Life becomes simpler when we pray

Zhonghua Wang is from Beijing and studies in Germany. She tells how she comes to be baptized by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, during the Easter Vigil, 2011.. I am Zhonghua Wang from Beijing, China. I’m currently studying in Germany. I met the Catholic faith through [...]
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Life becomes simpler when we pray

Zhonghua Wang is from Beijing and studies in Germany. She tells how she comes to be baptized by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, during the Easter Vigil, 2011.
Tags: Baptism, Conversion, Youth, Pope Benedict XVI, China