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OCT
21

Francis. The people's Pope. By Rome Reports.

On March 13, 2013, cardinals stunned the world when they elected Pope Francis, the first Latin American Pope. But why did they see in the 76-year-old Jesuit? Who is is Jorge Mario Bergoglio? Rome Reports travels to Argentina to investigate and discover the life that shaped Pope Francis. Tags: Video, calling
OCT
4

Pope's Mass in Assisi: Respect life. End armed conflicts that stain the Earth with blood

October 4, 2013. (Romereports.com) At the end of his homily in Assisi, Pope Francis called for the respect for life and nature. He explained that humans were created to offer care and protection and not to destroy God's creations. Tags: life, Italy, Pope Francis
SEP
23

Pope in Sardinia: When there's no work, there's no dignity!

September 23, 2013 (Romereports.com) The lack of work produces suffering. In a blunt speech to labor representatives at the Italian island of Sardinia, Pope Francis spoke of the evils of unemployment. Tags: Work
SEP
17

New downloads

The Novena for the Sick, the Novena for the Family, and the Novena for Work to St Josemaria can now be downloaded in epub format and for Kindle, as well as pdf. Tags: Work, family, novena, sick, Download
SEP
9

Yes! The Life of St Josemaria translated into Russian

The first Russian edition of Yes! The Life of St Josemaria has just been published by Beliy Kamen publishers. The book, by Miguel Ángel Cárceles, Isabel Torra, Isabel and Giorgio del Lungo, first appeared in Spanish, published by Rialp, in 1993. Tags: books, Russia
AUG
10

Don Flavio Capucci, Postulator of the cause of canonization of St Josemaria, dies in Rome

Don Flavio Capucci, who was the Postulator of the causes of canonization of St Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei, and of the Venerable Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, St Josemaria’s first successor, died in Rome in the morning of August 7. Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Canonization
JUL
30

Pope to WYD volunteers: Marriage, Vocational life or still undecided? Ask God for guidance

As he concluded his first international trip in Brazil, Pope Francis took a brief helicopter flight to a congress center in the Brazilian city of Rio. There he met with 15,000 volunteers who helped organizing WYD. Tags: WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
28

Pope's WYD Homily: 'Go, do not be afraid, and serve'

As World Youth Day came to a close, Pope Francis celebrated a Mass with millions of youths along Rio's Copacabana beach. During his homily, Pope Francis encouraged the youth to 'go and make disciples of all nations.' Tags: Apostolate, Evangelization, WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
27

Pope leads Way of the Cross: What does the Cross teach us? Much more than Sacrifice

As he addressed hundreds of thousands of youths in Brazil's Copacabana beach, the Pope asked faithful to ponder on what the Cross means to them in their daily lives. Tags: Youth, The Way of the Cross, WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
27

Pope to Youths: Don't let life pass you by. Just like Jesus, take action!

They didn't mind the wind or the cold weather. On the beach at Brazil's Copacabana, at least two million youths welcomed Pope Francis for the prayer vigil, one of the most eagerly awaited events of WYD. Tags: WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
26

Pope Francis in Copacabana: 'make Christ the center of your lives!'

Pope Francis had his first official encounter with over one million pilgrims attending WYD at Rio's Copacabana beach. Tags: WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
26

Pope to Slum Community: Bread is necessary, but don't ignore your spiritual hunger

The Pope's visit to a Brazilian slum was one of the stops he explicitly, added to the trip's schedule. He was given a warm welcome as he walked into the slums of the Manguinhos Complex. Tags: Suffering, Poverty, Society, WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
25

Pope to recovering addicts: Take control of your life. It's difficult, but possible. The Church is with you

Pope Francis visited a Brazilian hospital that helps recovering drug addicts in the city of Rio. The Pope gave a speech where he denounced drug-trafficking and the so called 'dealers of death.' Tags: Justice, difficulties, WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
25

Pope's Homily in Aparecida: Christianity is based on hope, openness to God and joy

Pope Francis celebrated his first World Youth Day Mass, at the Marian Shrine of Aparecida. In his homily, he called on Christians to embrace a positive life, based on hopefulness, openness to God and joy. Tags: Joy, Hope, Youth, WYD, Pope Francis
JUL
24

Pope Francis prays before Our Lady of Aparecida

(www.romereports.com) Upon his arrival to the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, Pope Francis prayed before Our Lady, just moments after walking into the Sanctuary. Tags: Our Lady, Brasil, WYD, Pope Francis