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Video (Rome Reports).
In his homily, the Pope reviewed the history of St. Juan Diego and the Virgin of Guadalupe. The Mother of God chose a humble Indian to send her message to the Mexican land.
"Just as she made herself present to little Juan, [...]
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During the Angelus, Pope Francis once again made a strong appeal for peace, after the failure in Geneva in recent talks to end the war in Syria.
"I follow with deep concern the dramatic fate of civilian populations involved in heavy fighting in Syria [...]
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At the general audience, Pope Francis explained that God is infinite mercy and perfect justice, two realities that would seem in opposition. He said that God's mercy is what makes true justice happen.
He then reflected on the differences between human and divine justice.
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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2016
“I desire mercy, and not sacrifice” (Mt 9:13).
The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee
1. Mary, the image of a Church which evangelizes because she is evangelized
In the Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary Jubilee [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). During the Sunday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis delve into one of the key themes of his pontificate: caring for the poor. He said that one must try to accomplish what Jesus preaches in the Gospel while helping the needy.
"Jesus directs his [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis reflected on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity during his general audience catechesis. Catholics, Protestants, and Orthodox celebrate the event at the same time, from January 18th to 25th.
The Pope proposed that "beginning from the baptism we all share [...]
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Video. Rome Reports. During the final Angelus prayer before Christmas, Pope Francis said that Mary can help Christians rediscover wonder in the Gospel, especially during this season.
"May she help us to perceive the wonder, these three wonders: the other, history and the Church; so [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). During his catechesis, the Pope explained some of the Jubilee of Mercy's most important symbols. One of them is walking through the Holy Door. It symbolizes when Jesus said in the Gospel that He is the door to salvation. Walking through it, [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). During the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis called for the new Paris climate agreement to concern itself with being effective for the most needy communities.
"I wish that it guarantees attention to the most vulnerable populations. I exhort all of the [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis explained why he decided to convene a Jubilee of Mercy. He said that the Church needed this extraordinary moment and that it could be a moment to experience the forgiveness of God in our [...]
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