The Pope’s audiences are specially dedicated to the Year of Mercy. On June 30, he recalled that “It is one thing to speak of mercy, and it is another to live mercy. Paraphrasing the words of St James the Apostle (cf. 2:14-17), we could say: [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports).Pope Francis moved refugees to the center of his preaching, when he made this group sit next to him during the weekly general audience.
He preached about one of the miracles of Christ. It was the healing of a leper who approaches Jesus, [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his flight to the island of Lesbos, the Pope recalled how this is one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes of our time. The Pope recalled that is the saddest journey that he has made.
"It is a sad journey. We are [...]
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The Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that “Penance can be expressed in many and various ways but above all in fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. These and many other forms of penance can be practiced in the daily life of a Christian, [...]
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Mumbai ( AsiaNews) - Rohan Aguiar is a Christian student, in his last year of engineering. At the beginning of Lent he wanted to make a corporal work of mercy, and so he went to the Bhabba hospital in Bandra district of Mumbai, to visit [...]
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During the general audience, the Pope explained the origin of the Jubilee that the people of Israel celebrate every 50 years since antiquity.
It was a time when the "debts were annulled, the lands were returned.” This was a form of fighting off poverty and [...]
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During the Angelus, Pope Francis once again made a strong appeal for peace, after the failure in Geneva in recent talks to end the war in Syria.
"I follow with deep concern the dramatic fate of civilian populations involved in heavy fighting in Syria [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). During the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis called for the new Paris climate agreement to concern itself with being effective for the most needy communities.
"I wish that it guarantees attention to the most vulnerable populations. I exhort all of the [...]
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Since 1968, UNIV has offered a profound experience to roughly 3000 young people each year, encouraging their ideas to come to life and grow, all in the context of Rome’s cultural, spiritual and artistic heritage.
Year after year, our students come together and listen to leaders [...]
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Video (Rome Reports).His final destination was the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. But before he got there, and before he even arrived in the United States, Pope Francis made family life one of the central messages of his latest papal trip.
During a meeting with [...]
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