The cold weather didn't stop thousands of families from coming out to St. Peter's Square to celebrate the Angelus with Pope Francis.
Mixed in with the crowds, there was a huge banner in Italian, that read: "The poor cannot wait.” After reading this, the Pope [...]
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Many thousands of Romans, pilgrims and tourists lined the streets of Rome and cheered enthusiastically as Pope Francis drove to Rome’s Spanish Steps where he prayed before the statue of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, interceding for the city’s inhabitants and the world’s citizens, [...]
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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said on Sunday that the day will come when nations will live in peace. He said it will be a great day in which weapons will be dismantled and transformed into instruments of work: “What a great day it will be”. [...]
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At his Angelus address Pope Francis warned the faithful not to be taken in by false saviours or leaders in our world who seek to influence the minds of people, especially the young. He also urged solidarity with the many Christians undergoing persecution throughout the [...]
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1. What is the Church?
The word “Church” (Latin ecclesia, from the Greek ek-ka-lein, to “call out of”) means a convocation or an assembly. It designates the assemblies of the people, usually for a religious purpose. Ekklesia is used frequently in the Greek Old Testament for [...]
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(Vatican Radio) During the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis focused on Sunday’s Gospel reading, in which Jesus tackled the Sadducees, those who denied that there could be a resurrection.
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The Sadducees, Pope Francis said, put the following question to Jesus, in an [...]
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The Holy Father asked the faithful to join him in “an act of love for Noemi”, this morning at the General Audience, 6 November, in St Peter's Square. Recalling the dramatic story of a little girl who has been diagnosed with an incurable neurodegenerative disorder, [...]
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(romereports.com) During the Wednesday's General Audience, Pope Francis described the “Communion of Saints” as the charity that lives within Christians. Pope Francis said that charity is the Church's greatest treasure, adding that the Sacraments are needed to nurture that treasure. Through them, the Pope [...]
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(Romereports.com) Pope Francis spoke about “insecurities” and of the “doubts of faith” people can experience throughout their life. He even said that he himself has had them. To face them, he said people must not close themselves off. The Pope added the faith of all [...]
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