Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope prayed the Angelus in St. Peter's Square with thousands of pilgrims. Commemorating the Solemnity of All Souls, Pope Francis reminded Christians that death is not the end.
"Remembering the dead, caring for their graves and prayers of suffrage, give us firm [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis explained how God makes himself present in the Church. It's through the Baptized, explained the Pope, that God acts and makes Himself present.
Despite the limitations of the clergy and the laity, they too, said [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Divine Law can be summarized in the love of God and love of our neighbor. These were the words of Pope Francis during yesterday's Angelus prayer.
Pope Francis said that brotherly love and the love of God are inseparable and complement each other [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope explained why the Church is the Body of Christ. He said it is not just a way of speaking because every Christian establishes a real and special link with God during baptism.
The Church is a "masterpiece” of the Holy Spirit, [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). It was a symbolic morning at the Vatican which was led by three Popes: Pope Francis declared Paul VI blessed, accompanied by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Benedict XVI, although frail, followed the ceremony attentively.
In front of thousands of people, the Pope [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports).A medieval army with flags, drums and trumpets welcomed Pope Francis as he began the General Audience.
During his catechesis, the Pope explained what Christian hope is. He said that the Church waits for Christ's return as a wife waits for her [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis assured that God does not discriminate against anyone. He explained that his calling has three characteristics: gratuity, breadth and universality.
Pope Francis lamented that many reject God´s call and instead prefer to pay more attention to material [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). On the day before the opening of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Pope Francis attended a prayer vigil organized by the Italian Bishops Conference.
Thousands of families gathered in St. Peter's Square to pray for the work of the Synod [...]
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September 27, 2014. Here are a few photos of the different events around the beatification of Don Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of Saint Josemaría.
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis explained what charisms are at today's general audience. He said they are graces that God grants to Christians so they can pass along to others. The Pope added that the diversity of charisms within the Church shouldn't "become a source [...]
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