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Pope explains how doubt was created in Judas

August 27, 2012. (Romereports.com) On Sunday morning, pilgrims gathered in the town square of Castel Gandolfo in order to hear the pope pray the Angelus. Benedict XVI continued his meditation on the “Bread of life” discourse which he has mentioned on previous Sundays. He described [...]
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Saint Josemaria meets a Pope for the first time

June 23rd, 1946. It was nine-thirty when they reached home, an apartment at 9 Piazza della Citta Leonina, just a few yards away from the wall connecting the Vatican with Castel Sant’Angelo. The apartment, which Don Alvaro had taken shortly before the Father arrived, [...]
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Why did the Pope chose the name Benedict?

July 10, 2012. (Romereports.com) (-ONLY VIDEO-) On July 11th, the Pope will celebrate the feast day of his patron-St. Benedict. During his first general audience as Pope, back on April 27th, 2005, he explained why he chose that name. He also talked about [...]
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Why Rome?

Homily of the Holy Father on the Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul How they became brothers Since the most ancient times the Church of Rome has celebrated the Solemnity of the Great Apostles Peter and Paul as a single Feast on the same [...]
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Why is the Pope Peter?

As Catholics we profess obedience to the Pope as the legitimate successor of St Peter, and we see him as our Lord Jesus Christ’s representative here on earth. Some people today ask, “Why should we obey the Pope? He’s just a human being, isn’t he?” [...]
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Consecrating Opus Dei to the Holy Spirit

In 1971, St Josemaria decided to consecrate Opus Dei to the Holy Spirit, thinking of how much the Church needed all her members to be holy. He himself composed the prayer of consecration, which is renewed in all Opus Dei centers every year, on the [...]
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About Personal Prelatures

Personal prelatures are in the news again – a good opportunity for Fr Eduardo Baura, Professor of Canon Law at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, to elucidate the nature of personal prelatures in the Catholic Church. Personal Prelatures Personal prelatures are in the news again [...]
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Pope thanks everyone who prays for him

May 9, 2012. (Romereports.com) With roughly 10,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square, the Pope spoke about how through the power of prayer, early Christians helped St. Peter in his release from prison. Benedict XVI “Peter was sleeping, a sign of his surrender to the Lord [...]
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Communion of Saints

What is the meaning of the “communion of saints”? This expression indicates first of all the common sharing of all the members of the Church in holy things (sancta): the faith, the sacraments, especially the Eucharist, the charisms, and the other spiritual gifts. This expression [...]
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Pope celebrates 60 years as a priest and the feasts of Saints Peter and Paul

June, 29, 2011. (Romereports.com) The pope has commemorated his 60th anniversary as a priest with a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Benedicto XVI “It is a time of thanksgiving: thanks to the Lord for the friendship that he has bestowed upon me and that he wishes [...]
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