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The Message of Saint Josemaria

Videoclip documentary about Opus Dei and its founder, St Josemaria. It starts with the voice of St John Paul II on the day of St Josemaria’s beatification, May 17, 1992. Includes previously unpublished clips of the Mass that St Josemaria celebrated on the campus of [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Church, Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, Following Christ, Josemaria Escriva
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Blessed Alvaro, a Key Figure in the History of Opus Dei

The theme of the monographic study section of Volume 9 of the journal Studia et Documenta is Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo, who was beatified on September 27, 2014 - in the centenary year of his birth. A series of four articles, preceded by an [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Study, Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, St Josemaria Historical Institute
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Pope Francis prays for victims of Nepal's deadly earthquake

Video. (Rome Reports). While leading the Regina Coeli prayer, Pope Francis prayed for the thousands of victims who died in Nepal, after a 7.8 earthquake struck the country. An estimated 3,600 people lost their lives. More than 6,000 were injured. "I want to express [...]
Tags: Pope John Paul II, Solidarity, Pope Francis
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Pope on Synod of the Family: We need prayers, not gossip

Video. (Rome Reports). It was a gray and rainy morning in Rome, but that didn't stop the Pope from leading the general audience out in the open in St. Peter's Square. After making his way along the popemobile, he started off by cracking a few [...]
Tags: Church, Pope John Paul II, family, Pope Francis
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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 [...]
Tags: Faith, Pope John Paul II, Freedom, Peace, Rome, Pope Francis
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Prayer to St. John Paul II

"You must love, venerate, pray and mortify yourself for the Pope, and do so with greater affection each day. He is the foundation stone of the Church and, throughout the centuries, right to the end of time, he carries out among men that task of [...]
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John Paul II and Alvaro del Portillo

Video. A brief video about the friendship between John Paul II and Bishop Alvaro del Portillo.
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People from 80 different nationalities expected in Madrid

The future blessed was the first successor of St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer at the head of Opus Dei. People from 80 different nationalities have confirmed their attendance in Valdebebas (Madrid) at the beatification on Saturday 27 September of Alvaro del Portillo. The ceremony will take [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Charity, Church, Pope John Paul II, Holiness, Solidarity, Our Lady of Peace, Beatification
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I learnt from him the true meaning of Love for the Church

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, simply Don Alvaro, was truly a mentor and a father to all his children in Opus Dei. While loving all, it also was obvious the opportunities he sought to address priests, and more specially his priest sons, who he knew play [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Pope John Paul II, Holiness, Love, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
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“Be faithful, be an apostle,” John Paul II told me

Alejandra Vanney is a lawyer who in the 90s moved from Argentina to Poland to help begin the apostolic work of Opus Dei there. Her work at the University of Warsaw gave her the opportunity to travel to Rome to take part in several encounters [...]
Tags: Faithfulness, Church, Pope John Paul II, Holiness, Poland, calling