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Pope prays for the Nice victims and asks God to welcome them into His peace

Video. (Rome Reports). On a hot Sunday morning, the hundreds of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square took shelter from the sun under their umbrellas during the Pope's Angelus. Pope Francis remembered the victims of the Nice attacks and condemned all acts of violence. He [...]
Tags: Peace, Rome, France, Angelus, mercy
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Pope: “It depends on me, to be or not be a neighbor to the person who needs my help”

Video. (Rome Reports). During the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis focused his entire speech on the parable of the Good Samaritan about a man who was robbed and beaten. Two men passed the dying man on the road and did nothing. In contrast, a third [...]
Tags: Charity, Faith, Generosity, Church, Piety, Dignity, God, Angelus, Pope Francis, mercy
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Mercy, Pity and Piety

The Pope is holding some special audiences for the Year of Mercy. On May 14 he recalled that “True piety is a sign of God’s mercy and one of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, which the Lord gives to his disciples so that [...]
Tags: Joy, Love of God, Holy Spirit, Piety, mercy
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Pope Francis explained the parable of the prodigal son at the general audience

Video. (Rome Reports). During the general audience the Pope explained the parable of the prodigal son. He said the logic of God and men is not the same. The young son of the parable thinks he will be punished for his sins, while the older [...]
Tags: Forgiveness, prodigal son, mercy
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Mercy and Reconciliation

The Pope is giving some special audiences for the Year of Mercy. On April 30, he recalled that the “Jubilee of Mercy is a favorable time for everyone to discover the need for the tenderness and closeness of God our Father, and for turning back [...]
Tags: Joy, Love of God, Sacraments, Forgiveness, prodigal son, mercy
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Mercy and almsgiving

The Pope is holding some special audiences for the Year of Mercy. On April 9, he reminded us that “an essential aspect of mercy is almsgiving”. Below are added some passages from St Josemaria’s writings that may help pray about this subject. Condensed from Pope Francis’ [...]
Tags: Charity, Generosity, Jesus Christ, Poverty, Service, mercy
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Pope Francis explains in the general audience why "we are confident" of God's forgiveness

Video. (Rome Reports). During the general audience, the Pope explained why Christ took mercy "to its fullest.” He said that His whole life, He put himself "in the line of sinners,” alongside them, in order to show his compassion for the human condition. Therefore, he stressed, [...]
Tags: Baptism, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Conversion, Gospel, Jesus Christ, God, Pope Francis, mercy
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Pope's Urbi et Orbi blessing, "close to the victims of terrorism all over the world"

Video (Rome Reports). Thousands of people have come to St. Peter's to hear Pope Francis's Easter speech. As is customary every year, the Pope directed a speech addressing the realities of today's world issues. POPE FRANCIS "The Lord Jesus, our peace, by his resurrection triumphed over [...]
Tags: Suffering, Church, Jesus Christ, Peace, Easter, Pope Francis, mercy
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Pope Francis on Mother Teresa's nuns killed in Yemen: They are the martyrs of today

Video (Rome Reports). During the Angelus, the Pope recalled the murder of 4 Missionaries of Charity nuns in Yemen. He especially regretted that the crime did not get any media coverage. POPE FRANCIS "These are the martyrs of today! They are not on the front page of [...]
Tags: Sacrament of Reconciliation, Church, Peace, mercy
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Pope Francis: Mercy means allowing oneself to be corrected by God

Video. (Rome Reports). In his catechesis, he reflected on how the Bible shows that God corrects with mercy, and never gets tired of forgiving, no matter how serious the sin. POPE FRANCIS "God speaks lovingly to the conscience of his children so that they repent [...]
Tags: Father, Rome, Forgiveness, Pope Francis, mercy