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Living Mercy

The Pope’s audiences are specially dedicated to the Year of Mercy. On June 30, he recalled that “It is one thing to speak of mercy, and it is another to live mercy. Paraphrasing the words of St James the Apostle (cf. 2:14-17), we could say: [...]
Tags: Friendship, Understanding, Solidarity, Josemaria Escriva
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Pope Francis invites refugees to sit with him at the general audience

Video. (Rome Reports).Pope Francis moved refugees to the center of his preaching, when he made this group sit next to him during the weekly general audience. He preached about one of the miracles of Christ. It was the healing of a leper who approaches Jesus, [...]
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Pope visit to Lesbos: The saddest journey that I have made

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. POPE FRANCIS "It is a sad journey. We are [...]
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Pope Francis: If the Jubilee doesn’t touch your pocket it isn’t a true Jubilee

The Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that “Penance can be expressed in many and various ways but above all in fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. These and many other forms of penance can be practiced in the daily life of a Christian, [...]
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Rohan and Joel, signs of God's mercy for the poor in Mumbai

Mumbai ( AsiaNews) - Rohan Aguiar is a Christian student, in his last year of engineering. At the beginning of Lent he wanted to make a corporal work of mercy, and so he went to the Bhabba hospital in Bandra district of Mumbai, to visit [...]
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Pope Francis explains the origin of the Jubilee in the Bible

During the general audience, the Pope explained the origin of the Jubilee that the people of Israel celebrate every 50 years since antiquity. It was a time when the "debts were annulled, the lands were returned.” This was a form of fighting off poverty and [...]
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Pope Francis calls for a political solution in Syria to end “the horrors of war”

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. POPE FRANCIS "I follow with deep concern the dramatic fate of civilian populations involved in heavy fighting in Syria [...]
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Pope Francis during Angelus: God excludes no one from the possibility of salvation

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. POPE FRANCIS "I wish that it guarantees attention to the most vulnerable populations. I exhort all of the [...]
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The Family Impact

Since 1968, UNIV has offered a profound experience to roughly 3000 young people each year, encouraging their ideas to come to life and grow, all in the context of Rome’s cultural, spiritual and artistic heritage. Year after year, our students come together and listen to leaders [...]
Tags: Citizenship, Solidarity, University, family, Josemaria Escriva
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Pope Francis' Best Quotes About the Family During his Trip the U.S. and Cuba

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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