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). As part of his trip to Sri-Lanka, the Pope met with leaders of the area's major religions. Buddhism, Hinduism. Islam and Christianity. It was a one of a kind meeting and a local Cardinal recognized its importance. "It is no doubt a [...]
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By Mariano Fazio, new Vicar General of Opus Dei, author of "El Papa Francisco. Claves de su pensamiento"
Many months have passed since the election of Francis as the successor of Benedict XVI. The change in style is very evident, very similar to the change in [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected on his recent three day trip to Turkey. He said, he hopes the apostolic visit will trigger a deeper relationship among Catholics, Orthodox Christians and Muslims.
He also highlighted the declaration he signed with [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope's three day trip to Turkey was relatively short, but intense. The Pope's call for unity between Catholics and Orthodox was a major theme, as well as the need to engage in dialogue with Islam.
When addressing the rise and [...]
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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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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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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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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis called upon Christians to promote unity with those who follow other religious traditions at today's General Audience. He assured that, although throughout history the Church has rejected those with different beliefs and has caused many divisions, we can heal [...]
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