Video. (Rome Reports). On the two-year anniversary of his election, Pope Francis announced a surprise Holy Year of Mercy. The "extraordinary” Jubilee will begin with the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica on December 8, and it will end on November 20, [...]
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"Who could be a better teacher for us than St Joseph? If you want my advice, which I have never tired of repeating these many years, Ite ad Ioseph: Go to Joseph. He will show us definite ways, both human and divine, to approach Jesus."
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In his monthly letter the Prelate speaks about the 85th anniversary of the moment when our Lord made St. Josemaría understand that Opus Dei was also for women, as well as for men.
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My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and [...]
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The Holy Father Francis has authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saint to promulgate a decree of martyrdom for the Servant of God Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez. Archbishop Romero (El Salvador: 1917-1980) was assassinated out of hatred for the faith on March 24, [...]
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By Mariano Fazio, new Vicar General of Opus Dei, author of "El Papa Francisco. Claves de su pensamiento"
Many months have passed since the election of Francis as the successor of Benedict XVI. The change in style is very evident, very similar to the change in [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis shed light on the recent Synod of the Family, which took place back in October.
The Pope said Bishops were free to discuss all topics since there was no censorship to limit them. He went [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected on his recent three day trip to Turkey. He said, he hopes the apostolic visit will trigger a deeper relationship among Catholics, Orthodox Christians and Muslims.
He also highlighted the declaration he signed with [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope's three day trip to Turkey was relatively short, but intense. The Pope's call for unity between Catholics and Orthodox was a major theme, as well as the need to engage in dialogue with Islam.
When addressing the rise and [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope held a meeting with Mehmet Gormez, the president of the Department for Religious Affairs of Turkey. It is the highest Islamic religious authority in the country.
After meeting in private, Pope Francis delivered an address in which he denounced the [...]
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