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Pope to Muslim leaders: We must condemn violence based on religious justification

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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The Pope to Ecumenical Patriarch: “We're brothers in hope”

Video. (Rome Reports) The successor of the Apostle Peter and the successor of the Apostle Andrew, together in prayer. Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I prayed for the unity of the Churches at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul. The most powerful [...]
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Pope's General Audience: What's Eternal Life all about?

Video. (Rome Reports). In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis talked about Eternal Life. He explained that the distinction will not be based on the living or the dead, bur rather on who is in Christ and who is not. He then added that the [...]
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May Europe find the spirit that makes it great

Video. (Rome Reports) It was a relatively short flight for Pope Francis. Upon his arrival to the French city of Strasbourg, crowds were waiting for him outside, ready to cheer him on. The Pope called on European leaders to leave a tired Europe behind and [...]
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Pope Francis at General Audience: All baptized people can be saints

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis explained during his General Audience that holiness is not a state reserved for bishops or religious. He said that it is a gift that is given by God and that all baptized people can be saints. SUMMARY OF THE POPE'S [...]
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Pope Francis: Are you making good use of your God given talents?

Video. (Rome Reports). During Sunday's Angelus, Pope Francis reflected on the parable of the talents, where God gives every person gifts, that are meant to be put to good use. "Talents are the heritage God trusts us with. Which heritage? His Word, His Eucharist, Faith [...]
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Pope reflects on the spiritual qualities ordained ministers should have

Video. (Rome Reports).In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church. He explained that the best way for ordained ministers to transmit the Gospel is through kindness, gentleness, patience, prudence and attention towards others. He also added that they should steer [...]
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Pope Francis recalls the decisive role of John Paul II in the fall of the Berlin Wall

Video. (Rome Reports) To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Pope Francis highlighted that it was possible thanks to the efforts of many people, especially of one of this predecessors. "The fall happened unexpectedly, but it was possible thanks to [...]
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Pope Francis explains why the Church is both hierarchical and maternal

Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis explained that bishops, priests and deacons are called to guide and protect the Church, especially through the celebration of the Sacraments. SUMMARY OF POPE'S CATECHESIS: Dear Brothers and Sisters: In our catechesis on the Church, we have [...]
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Pope Francis at Angelus: Pray for those who were forgotten

Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope prayed the Angelus in St. Peter's Square with thousands of pilgrims. Commemorating the Solemnity of All Souls, Pope Francis reminded Christians that death is not the end. "Remembering the dead, caring for their graves and prayers of suffrage, give us firm [...]
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