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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.
"It is a sad journey. We are [...]
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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, [...]
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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 [...]
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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.
"The Lord Jesus, our peace, by his resurrection triumphed over [...]
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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.
"God speaks lovingly to the conscience of his children so that they repent [...]
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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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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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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.
"Just as she made herself present to little Juan, [...]
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During the Angelus, Pope Francis once again made a strong appeal for peace, after the failure in Geneva in recent talks to end the war in Syria.
"I follow with deep concern the dramatic fate of civilian populations involved in heavy fighting in Syria [...]
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At the general audience, Pope Francis explained that God is infinite mercy and perfect justice, two realities that would seem in opposition. He said that God's mercy is what makes true justice happen.
He then reflected on the differences between human and divine justice.
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