Video. (Rome Reports).
The same day the Church celebrates the 50th World Day for Social Communications, the Pope recalled the responsibility and the importance of the media in the world today.
"They can build bridges between individuals and within families, social groups and peoples. This is [...]
Tags: Faith, Church, Our Lady
Video (Rome Reports). The Synod on the Family officialy came to a close with this Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Hundreds of Bishops in Rome for the Synod, attended the Mass, led by Pope Francis.
In his homily, he thanked the Synod for the three [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). These portraits hanging on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica show the Catholic Church's four newest saints. They were raised to the altars during this emotional ceremony.
They included the first married couple to be canonized in the same ceremony; a Spanish nun [...]
Tags: Canonization, Faith, Marriage, family, Rome, Pope Francis
Video (Rome Reports). After the inaugural Mass of the Synod on the Family, the Pope led the Angelus prayer, where he explained what the bishops will be doing during the weeks of the Synod.
"We will keep our eyes fixed on Jesus to individualize based [...]
Tags: Faith, Church, Marriage, family, Synod on the Family
Video (Rome Reports). Before starting off his weekly general audience, Pope Francis made his way through St. Peter's Square, blessing pilgrims along the way. More than 50,000 people attended the audience under gloomy skies that eventually turned sunny.
In light of the current Synod of [...]
Tags: Faith, Marriage, development, family, Pope Francis, Synod on the Family
Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis focused his first public catechesis after his trip to Cuba and the United States on what he learned and experienced from his travels.
Arriving on the island as a "missionary of mercy,” the Pope said he wanted to share with the [...]
Tags: Faith, Youth, Freedom, Dignity, trips, Pope Francis, mercy
Video (Rome Reports).His final destination was the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. But before he got there, and before he even arrived in the United States, Pope Francis made family life one of the central messages of his latest papal trip.
During a meeting with [...]
Tags: Love of God, Hope, Faith, Generosity, Children, Church, Marriage, Solidarity, development, Dignity, God, family, happiness, Society, trips, US, Pope Francis
Catechesis on creation is enormously important. It goes to the very foundations of human and Christian life. It gives the Christian faith’s answer to the basic questions asked by people of all times: “Where do we come from?” “Where are we going?” “What was our [...]
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We offer some excerpts of the homily of Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, on the feast of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, given on June 20, 2015, Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston.
Read the completed text.
Jesus goes into the world of work to call his first [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, Divine sonship, Grace, Church, Holiness, Work, Interior life, Ordinary life, Vocation, Evangelization, US, Josemaria Escriva
Video (Rome Reports). It was a historic eight day trip, in three Latin American countries. It included long plane rides, Masses and a long list of speeches. Along with that, it included plenty of moving moments along the way.
In Ecuador, the Pope visited a [...]
Tags: Education, Faith, Church, development, Dignity, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Pope Francis