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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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Pope Francis: Don't Just Remember the Passion, Imitate Christ

It was a busy week for Pope Francis, as he presided over all the ceremonies of Holy Week. Here are some important moments. April 1st. General Audience In his catechesis, Pope Francis encouraged people to prepare for the upcoming Holy Week ceremonies. He asked them to not [...]
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Pope: Children are never a mistake

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis delivered a somber, serious catechesis about children and the family with roughly 50,000 pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square. With a heavy tone, he described many of the traumas children face. The pain of children, he said, is a cry [...]
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Urbi et Orbi: Prayers for massacred students in Kenya

Video. (Rome Reports). Despite the rain, thousands of people packed St. Peter's Square to attend Easter Mass and to hear the traditional Urbi et Orbi blessing the Pope gives from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. In his message, he prayed for peace in [...]
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Pope Francis: Grandparents provide important lessons for young people

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis began his weekly general audience by discussing the elderly's role in the family and society. He said that he has first-hand experience with the topic. "When I was in the Philippines, Filipinos, the inhabitants of the Philippines, the Filipino people greeted [...]
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Pope Francis: “A world where women are marginalized is a sterile world”

Video. (Rome Repors). Pope Francis said that International Women's Day was an opportunity "to repeat the importance of women, and the necessity of their presence in life.” The remarks came during his weekly Angelus prayer at St. Peter's Square. "A world where women are marginalized [...]
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Pope: Ignoring the elderly is not only ugly... it is also a sin

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis started of his weekly general audience on the popemobile, blessing crowds and making his way along St. Peter's Square, surrounded by cameras. In his catechesis he reflected on the need to respect and care for the elderly. Despite their physical [...]
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Pope: Pray that the Roman Curia and I may listen to the voice of Jesus

Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly Angelus prayer, Pope Francis discussed the Gospel passage about how Jesus was tempted in the desert. "The desert is the place where the voice of God and the voice of the tempter can be heard. In the noise, in [...]
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Pope Francis: A good father shouldn't slap his child in the face

Video. (Rome Reports). In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the family and the indispensable role fathers play in raising children. It's about being present and offering guidance, he said, not about offending or humiliating the child. SUMMARY POPE'S CATECHESIS: Dear [...]
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