Tags: Pope Francis
“Please,” “Thank you,” “I’m sorry.” Pope Francis teaches that although these words are easier to say than to mean, they are absolutely necessary. They are part of good manners, meaning respect and the desire for the good of the other, not hypocrisy or pretence.
“If a [...]
Tags: Friendship, Freedom, Marriage, Love, family, Forgiveness, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis said after the Angelus prayer that his encyclical, which will be released on Thursday June 18th, is meant for everyone and that the world must treat the environment more responsibly. "To accompany this encyclical, I invite renewed attention to environmental [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). With the summer heat kicking off in Rome, Pope Francis started off his general audience by making a few rounds in St. Peter's Square in the popemobile. He greeted the crowds and blessed several babies along the way.
In his catechesis, the [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). In his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis reflected on his one day visit to Sarajevo. The 13 hour visit to the so called 'Jerusalem of the West' was intense and so was his message of peace, hope and inter-religious dialogue.
"In recent history, [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). Speaking in front of a large crowd of pilgrims in St. Peters Square, Pope Francis announced the start of a new cycle of teachings focusing on the problems that families face.
The Pope began by speaking about poverty. He mentioned the poor families [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). Speaking during the liturgical feast of Holy Trinity Sunday, Pope Francis said that the day was a call to welcome the beauty of the Gospel and to live for one another. "We are not called to live without the other, above or [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). For about 20 minutes, Pope Francis made his way along St. Peter's Square in the popemobile, greeting and blessing pilgrims along the way.
"This one is a newborn!”
The Pope also took the time to bless some photos that pilgrims stretched out as [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). It was a packed St. Peter's Square on Sunday, as Pope Francis led the Regina Coeli prayer from his studio window.
The Pope paid homage to now Blessed Oscar Romero. The Salvadorian Archbishop who was killed in 1980, was beatified on Saturday [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). Good weather returned to Rome, and it brought large crowds to the Pope's general audience on Wednesday. Moving among the thousands of pilgrims, the Pope heard a unique sound in St. Peter's Square. And just moments before he delivered his catechesis, he [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis started Sunday with the canonization of four nuns in St. Peter's Square. Before praying the Regina Coeli, the Pope welcomed the pilgrims who came to see the French, Italian, and Palestinian nuns canonized.
"May the Lord grant a new missionary [...]
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