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). Pope Francis focused his first public catechesis after his trip to Cuba and the United States on what he learned and experienced from his travels.
Arriving on the island as a "missionary of mercy,” the Pope said he wanted to share with the [...]
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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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Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis' historic address to Congress covered a wide range of issues, from arms trafficking to family life. Many of those in the audience were brought to tears, and applause interrupted the Pope several times. Here are the best lines from the [...]
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Pope Francis has completed the first full day of his Apostolic visit to the United States, in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. The schedule of the Holy Father’s public engagements for Wednesday included the official welcome ceremony on the south lawn of the White House, [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis ended his visit to the Cuban city of Holguin by blessing the city from Loma de la Cruz. Afterward, he arrived in the city of Santiago for what would be his final night in the country. He prayed to Cuba's [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). Before hundreds of thousands of people and a gigantic image of the Communist revolutionary fighter Che Guevara, Pope Francis delivered a homily that called on people to not forget the most vulnerable in society.
"Serving others chiefly means caring for their vulnerability. [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). During his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis thanked Catholics their prayers for his next trip to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
"Thank you for what you wrote on that banner, thank you very much! I ask you to stay with me through prayer. And [...]
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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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