Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis explained during his General Audience that holiness is not a state reserved for bishops or religious. He said that it is a gift that is given by God and that all baptized people can be saints.
SUMMARY OF THE POPE'S [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports).In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church. He explained that the best way for ordained ministers to transmit the Gospel is through kindness, gentleness, patience, prudence and attention towards others.
He also added that they should steer [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis explained that bishops, priests and deacons are called to guide and protect the Church, especially through the celebration of the Sacraments.
SUMMARY OF POPE'S CATECHESIS:
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
In our catechesis on the Church, we have [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis explained how God makes himself present in the Church. It's through the Baptized, explained the Pope, that God acts and makes Himself present.
Despite the limitations of the clergy and the laity, they too, said [...]
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Video. A 36 min. video with highlights from the events in Madrid and Rome for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo. The Solemn Mass was celebrated by Cardinal Angelo Amato on September 27, 2014. It was attended by more than two hundred thousand of faithful. [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope explained why the Church is the Body of Christ. He said it is not just a way of speaking because every Christian establishes a real and special link with God during baptism.
The Church is a "masterpiece” of the Holy Spirit, [...]
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"You must love, venerate, pray and mortify yourself for the Pope, and do so with greater affection each day. He is the foundation stone of the Church and, throughout the centuries, right to the end of time, he carries out among men that task of [...]
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(VIS). At the end of the fifteenth and final general congregation, and after the votes had been cast, Pope Francis addressed the Synod Fathers, affirming that during these two weeks the participants in the Third Extraordinary General Assembly have truly experienced synodality, a path of [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). It was a symbolic morning at the Vatican which was led by three Popes: Pope Francis declared Paul VI blessed, accompanied by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Benedict XVI, although frail, followed the ceremony attentively.
In front of thousands of people, the Pope [...]
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19-X-2014. The beatification of Pope Paul VI is a cause of great joy for the entire Church. Paul VI was the Pope who led Vatican II to its conclusion. His pastoral and apostolic impact on the world, as a young priest and in his later [...]
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