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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

The Pope: “Ask the Lord to convert the heart of those full of violence blinded by hatred”

Video. (Rome Reports). During the Angelus, Pope Francis painfully recalled the attacks in Baghdad and Dhaka, in which over 150 people lost their lives at the hands of terrorists. POPE FRANCIS "I clinch my closeness to the relatives of the victims and the wounded in the [...]
Tags: Generosity, Church, Youth, God, Rome, Angelus, Pope Francis

Pope visit to Lesbos: The saddest journey that I have made

Video. (Rome Reports). During his flight to the island of Lesbos, the Pope recalled how this is one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes of our time. The Pope recalled that is the saddest journey that he has made. POPE FRANCIS "It is a sad journey. We are [...]
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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

Pope Francis explains Miserere Psalm during General Audience

Video. (Rome Reports). In our continuing catechesis for this Holy Year of Mercy, we now conclude our treatment of the Old Testament with a consideration of Psalm 51, the Miserere. This Psalm is traditionally seen as King David’s prayer for forgiveness following his sin with [...]
Tags: Faithfulness, God, Penance, Forgiveness, Pope Francis

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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Pope Francis: Do not fall in the temptation of blaming God for our misfortunes

During the Angelus, the Pope welcomed the ceasefire in Syria, and said he expected it to allow the arrival of humanitarian aid to the country and open the path of dialogue between the warring parties. He knows that the solution in Syria will alleviate the situation [...]
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Pope Francis: Do you want to know how you live? Let's see how you pray

Video (Rome Reports). During his homily at Moralia's stadium, Pope Francis explained how prayer and life shape each other. "There is a saying which goes "tell me how you pray, and I will tell you how you live; tell me how you live and I [...]
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Pope Francis at the Basilica of Guadalupe: The tears of those who suffer are not in vain

Video (Rome Reports). In his homily, the Pope reviewed the history of St. Juan Diego and the Virgin of Guadalupe. The Mother of God chose a humble Indian to send her message to the Mexican land. POPE FRANCIS "Just as she made herself present to little Juan, [...]
Tags: Humility, Church, Poverty, Our Lady, God, Mexico, Pope Francis