Video. (Rome Reports). Sunday was a busy day for Pope Francis. Right after presiding over the wedding ceremony of 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica, he prayed the Angelus before thousands of pilgrims.
Although he didn't specifically mention ISIS, the Pope asked to pray for [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports) During this week's General Audience, Pope Francis compared the Church to "a Mother that teaches Christians the works of mercy.” The Pope explained that the Church teaches by example to feed the hungry and clothe the naked.
SUMMARY OF THE POPE'S CATECHESIS IN [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports).In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis described the Church as a mother who accompanies and defends her children. He also added that the maternal dimension of the Church comes for Her capacity to welcome and to forgive.
As the Pope led his general [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During Sunday's Angelus prayer, Pope Francis talked about the importance of living out the Gospel. He called on Christians to be the salt of the earth and to not be watered-down Christians. "It's sad to see watered-down Christians. It reminds me of [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports) During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis talked about the importance of unity. He called for Christians to recognize the sins that work against unity in local parishes and communities, like jealousy, envy and antipathy.
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Dear Brothers and [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). St. Peter's Square was full of pilgrims as the Pope led the Angelus on Sunday afternoon. The Pope talked about faith. He explained that Jesus built His Church on St. Peter because his faith was as strong as a rock. The Pope [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis reflected on the key moments of his apostolic visit to South Korea. During his general audience, the Pope defined the Church in the country as "young and dynamic.” He also explained the fundamental role of the laity, martyrs and [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports) Pope Francis expressed his concern for the situation in Iraq during the Angelus prayer. He firmly assured that these crimes gravely offend God.
"Children dead from thirst and hunger during the escape; women who are abducted; people slaughtered; violence of every kind; [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports) After taking a month off, weekly general audiences are now back on the Pope's schedule. This time around, it was held inside, at the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, where thousands were ready to greet the Pope. As part of his catechesis, he [...]
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All the information about the Beatification of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaria, is available in www.alvaro14.org: registration and tickets, program, volunteers, press, etc.
The Beatification will be held within the Solemn Mass celebrated by the Prefect of the Congregation for [...]
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