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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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Video. (Rome Reports). It was a symbolic morning at the Vatican which was led by three Popes: Pope Francis declared Paul VI blessed, accompanied by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Benedict XVI, although frail, followed the ceremony attentively.
In front of thousands of people, the Pope [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports).A medieval army with flags, drums and trumpets welcomed Pope Francis as he began the General Audience.
During his catechesis, the Pope explained what Christian hope is. He said that the Church waits for Christ's return as a wife waits for her [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis assured that God does not discriminate against anyone. He explained that his calling has three characteristics: gratuity, breadth and universality.
Pope Francis lamented that many reject God´s call and instead prefer to pay more attention to material [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis called upon Christians to promote unity with those who follow other religious traditions at today's General Audience. He assured that, although throughout history the Church has rejected those with different beliefs and has caused many divisions, we can heal [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). On the day before the opening of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Pope Francis attended a prayer vigil organized by the Italian Bishops Conference.
Thousands of families gathered in St. Peter's Square to pray for the work of the Synod [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis explained what charisms are at today's general audience. He said they are graces that God grants to Christians so they can pass along to others. The Pope added that the diversity of charisms within the Church shouldn't "become a source [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his greetings at the General Audience, the Pope addressed the members of Opus Dei who were on pilgrimage in Rome to give thanks for the beatification of Álvaro del Portillo.
As soon as he ended the audience, he greeted Bishop Javier Echevarría, [...]
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Rome, September 28, 2014. At the close of today’s Angelus, the Holy Father said, “Yesterday, in Madrid, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo was proclaimed Blessed. May his exemplary witness as a Christian and a priest, awaken in many people the desire to keep ever closer to [...]
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