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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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Video. (Rome Reports). Thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square on Sunday to pray the Angelus with the Pope. The central message was peace, with Pope Francis calling for violence to stop in Ukraine. "I assure you, I will be praying for those who [...]
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