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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). During Sunday's Angelus, Pope Francis reflected on the parable of the talents, where God gives every person gifts, that are meant to be put to good use. "Talents are the heritage God trusts us with. Which heritage? His Word, His Eucharist, Faith [...]
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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) To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Pope Francis highlighted that it was possible thanks to the efforts of many people, especially of one of this predecessors. "The fall happened unexpectedly, but it was possible thanks to [...]
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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). The Pope prayed the Angelus in St. Peter's Square with thousands of pilgrims. Commemorating the Solemnity of All Souls, Pope Francis reminded Christians that death is not the end.
"Remembering the dead, caring for their graves and prayers of suffrage, give us firm [...]
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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. (Rome Reports). Divine Law can be summarized in the love of God and love of our neighbor. These were the words of Pope Francis during yesterday's Angelus prayer.
Pope Francis said that brotherly love and the love of God are inseparable and complement each other [...]
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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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(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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