Video. (Rome Reports).During the Angelus, Pope Francis turned his attention on Jesus’ teaching on prayer, from the day’s Gospel.
"The gift of the Holy Spirit helps us to live well, to live with wisdom and love, doing the will of God. "What a beautiful prayer [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During the general audience on Wednesday, the Pope started a new cycle of catechesis on Jesus' miracles.
The first was about the miracle in the wedding at Cana, when he turned water into wine. A gesture with a much deeper meaning than originally [...]
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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.
"It is a sad journey. We are [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports).During the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis reflected on what he said to be one of his favorite Gospel stories: Jesus' encounter with the adulteress about to be stoned.
He recalled how Jesus told the Pharisees: "those free from sin, cast the first stone,” and [...]
What is mortification? It is a Christian practice that brings us closer to Jesus Christ, who suffered and died on the Cross for love of all men and women. Mortification means making little renunciations, whether internal or external, for love of God, in order to [...]
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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). The weekly general audience has returned to St. Peter's Square, where thousands of pilgrims can show their affection for Pope Francis. He returned to his catechesis on mercy with a message for families who may be fighting amongst themselves.
"I think of [...]
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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). In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected on faithfulness between husband and wife. It's one of the pillars that build a healthy family life, he said, but it's a factor that's being threatened as people steer away from long term commitments. [...]
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