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Pope Francis pays tribute to mothers

Video. (Rome Reports). Despite high temperatures, thousands of pilgrims stood in the sun to pray the Regina Coeli with Pope Francis. The Pope discussed the Last Supper and the love that Jesus Christ has taught Christians. "A love that also manifests itself when there are [...]
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Pope: Marriage is About More Than Just Flowers and a Dress

St. Peter's Square was packed on Wednesday morning, with more than 60,000 pilgrims welcoming Pope Francis. From the popemobile, he blessed several children along the way- and this group of girls got a chance to get up close and give three red roses to the [...]
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Pope Francis on Child Abuse: We Must All Work to Ensure that Children are Defended

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis asked the thousands of pilgrims in St. Peter's Square for the Regina Coeli to participate in the Sacraments so that they can remain close to God. He said that it lets people receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit and [...]
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"Read the Pope's encouraging words on the family"

Opus Dei is celebrating a Marian year for the family. On convoking it, you asked the members of the Work to pray to our Lady for families, thus uniting themselves to the intentions of Pope Francis. What is the present situation of the family, what [...]
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Pope: Why are less couples getting married?

Video. (Rome Reports). A big crowd of more than 60,000 people cheered Pope Francis on, as he made his way through St. Peter's Square in the popemobile. Along the way, he blessed many children, he greeted pilgrims and he even made a good catch. [...]
Tags: Faith, Marriage, Love, Catechesis, family, Pope Francis

Pope Francis prays for victims of Nepal's deadly earthquake

Video. (Rome Reports). While leading the Regina Coeli prayer, Pope Francis prayed for the thousands of victims who died in Nepal, after a 7.8 earthquake struck the country. An estimated 3,600 people lost their lives. More than 6,000 were injured. "I want to express [...]
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Pope: We must restore the honor of marriage and the family

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis made his way along St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, blessing pilgrims in his general audience. At one point he actually got off the popemobile, to bless this elderly woman. These religious also had their moment with the Pope, and [...]
Tags: Marriage, Dignity, family, Women, Pope Francis

Pope prays for hundreds of immigrants feared dead in the Mediterranean

Video. (Rome Reports). There was plenty of color and people in St. Peter's Square on Sunday with thousands of pilgrims who came out to pray the Regina Coeli with Pope Francis. The Pope turned his attention to a sunken boat that capsized Saturday night in [...]
Tags: Faith, Dignity, Pope Francis

Pope Francis on gender theory: Canceling differences is the problem, not the solution

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis discussed a complex and thorny issue in his catechesis: the differences between men and women, and how they complement each other. "God creates man and woman in his own image and likeness. Not only man, not only woman, but also [...]
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Pope Francis: Upcoming Jubilee an “intense and extended time” to embrace God's mercy

During the Regina Coeli prayer, Pope Francis discussed the upcoming Jubilee of Mercy, which begins in December. "The Year of Mercy is to be an intense and extended time in which to welcome and embrace the immense riches of God's merciful love.” On Saturday Pope Francis [...]
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