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Pope Francis at the Basilica of Guadalupe: The tears of those who suffer are not in vain

Video (Rome Reports). In his homily, the Pope reviewed the history of St. Juan Diego and the Virgin of Guadalupe. The Mother of God chose a humble Indian to send her message to the Mexican land. POPE FRANCIS "Just as she made herself present to little Juan, [...]
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Pope Francis explains the origin of the Jubilee in the Bible

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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Jubilee of Mercy

From December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016 the Church is celebrating a Jubilee Year of Mercy. The Pope hopes that, in the Year of Mercy, “all of us may rediscover the joy of God’s tenderness”. In the Bull of Indiction, Misericordiae Vultus (“The Face of Mercy”), [...]
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Pope Francis: Salvation can't be bought! Jesus is free!

Video (Rome Reports). During his catechesis, the Pope explained some of the Jubilee of Mercy's most important symbols. One of them is walking through the Holy Door. It symbolizes when Jesus said in the Gospel that He is the door to salvation. Walking through it, [...]
Tags: Church, Catechesis, Forgiveness, Pope Francis, mercy
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Pope Francis challenges young people: Think about what you want to do with your life

Video (Rome Reports). It may have been the most sparsely attended general audience of the year, but Pope Francis' message didn't lose its momentum. He recalled his recent trip to Africa and admitted that visiting the Central African Republic was his top objective. Praising the example of [...]
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Pope on Vatileaks 2: Leaks Don't Help, but Vatican Reforms Are Moving Forward

Video (Rome Reports). For the very first time, Pope Francis publicly addressed the recent leak of confidential Vatican documents on financial matters of the Holy See. He did so, before thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, during his Sunday Angelus prayer. "First off, I [...]
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Pope Celebrates Mass to Mark the End of the Synod on the Family

Video (Rome Reports). The Synod on the Family officialy came to a close with this Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Hundreds of Bishops in Rome for the Synod, attended the Mass, led by Pope Francis. In his homily, he thanked the Synod for the three [...]
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Pope in Angelus: Society must welcome and support family life

Video (Rome Reports). After the inaugural Mass of the Synod on the Family, the Pope led the Angelus prayer, where he explained what the bishops will be doing during the weeks of the Synod. "We will keep our eyes fixed on Jesus to individualize based [...]
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Pope Francis' homily for the Opening of the Synod on the Family

In his homily for the opening Mass of the Synod of Bishops, Pope Francis, citing St. John Paul II, said: "Error and evil must always be condemned and opposed; but the man who falls or who errs must be understood and loved." Download pdf. "If we love [...]
Tags: Faithfulness, Grace, Church, Marriage, Dignity, family, Synod on the Family
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Pope in Angelus: Society Must Welcome and Support Family Life

Video (Rome Reports). After the inaugural Mass of the Synod on the Family, the Pope led the Angelus prayer, where he explained what the bishops will be doing during the weeks of the Synod. "We will keep our eyes fixed on Jesus to individualize based [...]
Tags: Church, Marriage, family, Pope Francis, Synod on the Family