Video. (Rome Reports). It was a symbolic morning at the Vatican which was led by three Popes: Pope Francis declared Paul VI blessed, accompanied by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Benedict XVI, although frail, followed the ceremony attentively.
In front of thousands of people, the Pope [...]
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19-X-2014. The beatification of Pope Paul VI is a cause of great joy for the entire Church. Paul VI was the Pope who led Vatican II to its conclusion. His pastoral and apostolic impact on the world, as a young priest and in his later [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Church, Javier Echevarria, Pope, Vatican II, family, Pope Paul VI
Video. (Rome Reports).A medieval army with flags, drums and trumpets welcomed Pope Francis as he began the General Audience.
During his catechesis, the Pope explained what Christian hope is. He said that the Church waits for Christ's return as a wife waits for her [...]
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By Carolyn Moynihan
www.mercatornet.com. Recently the Pew Research Centre reported that nearly three-quarters of the American public sees the influence of religion waning. The headline, which I saw on my phone a couple of weeks later, made me smile because I was on my way home [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Faith, Church, Beatification
Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis called upon Christians to promote unity with those who follow other religious traditions at today's General Audience. He assured that, although throughout history the Church has rejected those with different beliefs and has caused many divisions, we can heal [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). On the day before the opening of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Pope Francis attended a prayer vigil organized by the Italian Bishops Conference.
Thousands of families gathered in St. Peter's Square to pray for the work of the Synod [...]
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September 27, 2014. Here are a few photos of the different events around the beatification of Don Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of Saint Josemaría.
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About 15,000 people out of those who came to Rome to celebrate the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo attended of the papal audience with Pope Francis this morning. The beatification took place in Madrid on 27 September. By attending the audience, these faithful wanted to [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Alvaro del Portillo, Church, family, Beatification
Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis explained what charisms are at today's general audience. He said they are graces that God grants to Christians so they can pass along to others. The Pope added that the diversity of charisms within the Church shouldn't "become a source [...]
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