Video. (Rome Reports). During the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis focused his entire speech on the parable of the Good Samaritan about a man who was robbed and beaten. Two men passed the dying man on the road and did nothing. In contrast, a third [...]
Tags: Charity, Faith, Generosity, Church, Piety, Dignity, God, Angelus, Pope Francis, mercy
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."
"If we love [...]
Tags: Faithfulness, Grace, Church, Marriage, Dignity, family, Synod on the Family
Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis focused his first public catechesis after his trip to Cuba and the United States on what he learned and experienced from his travels.
Arriving on the island as a "missionary of mercy,” the Pope said he wanted to share with the [...]
Tags: Faith, Youth, Freedom, Dignity, trips, Pope Francis, mercy
Video (Rome Reports).His final destination was the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. But before he got there, and before he even arrived in the United States, Pope Francis made family life one of the central messages of his latest papal trip.
During a meeting with [...]
Tags: Love of God, Hope, Faith, Generosity, Children, Church, Marriage, Solidarity, development, Dignity, God, family, happiness, Society, trips, US, Pope Francis
Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis' historic address to Congress covered a wide range of issues, from arms trafficking to family life. Many of those in the audience were brought to tears, and applause interrupted the Pope several times. Here are the best lines from the [...]
Tags: Dignity, family, Society, trips, US, Pope Francis, Ecology
Video (Rome Reports). Before hundreds of thousands of people and a gigantic image of the Communist revolutionary fighter Che Guevara, Pope Francis delivered a homily that called on people to not forget the most vulnerable in society.
"Serving others chiefly means caring for their vulnerability. [...]
Tags: Peace, Service, Dignity, trips, Cuba, Pope Francis
Neysha, from Puerto Rico, is a professional model. She says, “My home is my new catwalk, and I try to look more elegant than ever, for love of my husband and children.”
My name is Neysha, and I’m married, with three sons, aged six, four [...]
Tags: Marriage, Consistency, Dignity, family, Puerto Rico
Video (Rome Reports). It was a historic eight day trip, in three Latin American countries. It included long plane rides, Masses and a long list of speeches. Along with that, it included plenty of moving moments along the way.
In Ecuador, the Pope visited a [...]
Tags: Education, Faith, Church, development, Dignity, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Pope Francis
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis’ first encyclical is focused on the idea of ‘integral ecology’, connecting care of the natural world with justice for the poorest and most vulnerable people. Only by radically reshaping our relationships with God, with our neighbours and with the natural [...]
Tags: development, Dignity, lay mentality, Ecology
Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis made his way along St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, blessing pilgrims in his general audience. At one point he actually got off the popemobile, to bless this elderly woman.
These religious also had their moment with the Pope, and [...]
Tags: Marriage, Dignity, family, Women, Pope Francis