Video. (Rome Reports). There was plenty of color and people in St. Peter's Square on Sunday with thousands of pilgrims who came out to pray the Regina Coeli with Pope Francis.
The Pope turned his attention to a sunken boat that capsized Saturday night in [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). It's one of the most solemn Masses of the year. Wearing red and carrying a woven palm, Pope Francis started off Palm Sunday by leading a procession through St. Peter's Square.
On the day that gives way to Holy Week, Pope [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Holy Week is an important time for Christians throughout the world. But not everyone knows every detail about why it's celebrated or what exactly it's composed of. So here are the answers to questions about Holy Week you were afraid to ask.
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly Angelus prayer, Pope Francis shared three essential tools for those who are far from God but want to get to know Him. "To all these people, we can offer three things: the Gospel, the Crucifix and the witness of [...]
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An article that will appear in the forthcoming issue of the journal Romana, no. 59, written by Fr. Lucas Mateo-Seco shortly before his death in February 2014. The feast of Saint Joseph is celebrated in the Church on March 19.
Devotion to Saint Joseph [...]
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Audio. In this new talk on the St. Josemaria Institute Podcast, On Faith and Reason, Rev. Peter Armenio stresses the urgency with which today’s burning issues (marriage, children, life, evolution, suffering, death, etc.) require not only an appeal to supernatural authority but also to science [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). After devoting two catechesis to the role of the father, Pope Francis reflected on children. He said that every child is unique and that the unrepeatable experience of childhood helps one to understand God. He stressed that a society without children is [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square on Sunday to pray the Angelus with the Pope. The central message was peace, with Pope Francis calling for violence to stop in Ukraine. "I assure you, I will be praying for those who [...]
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(Vatican Radio). Pope Francis said on Sunday that “his thoughts are with those on board the missing AirAsia plane that disappeared during a flight between Indonesia and Singapore.” He added he was also thinking of two separate accidents involving two merchant ships and a [...]
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A Christmas Crib
When Josemaria was a boy, his family set up a crib every Christmas. It was always the same one, but renewed each year, with mountains made of cork or cardboard, and the simple little crib figures that the children placed around the stable [...]
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