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 [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During the Angelus, Pope Francis painfully recalled the attacks in Baghdad and Dhaka, in which over 150 people lost their lives at the hands of terrorists.
"I clinch my closeness to the relatives of the victims and the wounded in the [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During the Mass of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis explained the meaning behind the Christian expression of "breaking bread.”:
"Jesus was broken; he is broken for us. And he asks us to give ourselves, to break ourselves, as it were, for others. This "breaking [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his flight to the island of Lesbos, the Pope recalled how this is one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes of our time. The Pope recalled that is the saddest journey that he has made.
"It is a sad journey. We are [...]
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The Pope is holding some special audiences for the Year of Mercy. On April 9, he reminded us that “an essential aspect of mercy is almsgiving”. Below are added some passages from St Josemaria’s writings that may help pray about this subject.
Condensed from Pope Francis’ [...]
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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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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 [...]
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Vídeo (Rome Reports). "Done. I've signed up for World Youth Day as a pilgrim using this electronic device.” By this gesture, the Pope became the first pilgrim to sign up for World Youth Day in Krakow in 2016.
The Sunday heat didn't stop the thousands [...]
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Emily Marcucci, a Harvard grad from Massachusetts, has been married for 15 years and is mother to 8 children. "I would tell newly married couples to never stop working on making your marriage better and stronger with each passing day… It should be a daily [...]
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Pope Francis has announced a Jubilee Year of Mercy, and asks the faithful to practise the works of mercy during this year. What are they?
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“We need constantly to contemplate the mystery of mercy. It is a wellspring of joy, serenity, [...]
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