Video. The holy remains of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo were transferred to the Basilica of Saint Eugene yesterday.
On thursday will today be returned to its usual location within the prelatic church of Our Lady of Peace.
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Rome, September 28, 2014. At the close of today’s Angelus, the Holy Father said, “Yesterday, in Madrid, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo was proclaimed Blessed. May his exemplary witness as a Christian and a priest, awaken in many people the desire to keep ever closer to [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis reflected on his visit to Albania during his General Audience. The Pope said that the "peaceful coexistence and dialogue” between the different religious communities in the country is exemplary, after suffering "for years under a godless and inhuman regime”.
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis led his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square. In his catechesis, he explained that the Church is Catholic because it's universal. He also focused on what exactly gives the Church an Apostolic spirit.
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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.
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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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