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‘Pilgrims With Mary… But Which Mary?’ Pope Francis Asks in Fatima At Vigil Before Reciting Rosary Reminds, ‘To Be Christ

May 13, 2017

May 12, 2017 -- ‘We are pilgrims with Mary… But which Mary,’ Pope Francis has called faithful to consider in Fatima.

Pope Warns Religious in Egypt of 7 Temptations

April 29, 2017

APRIL 29, 2017 -- Pope Francis has encouraged religious in Egypt to be courageous and warned them against seven temptations.

Pope’s Morning Homily: ‘Damned Are the Indifferent’

March 16, 2017

March 16, 2107 -- Damned are the indifferent, those who ignore the poor or suffering…

GENERAL AUDIENCE: On Rejoicing in Hope

March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 -- ‘We can live and do for our brethren is nothing other than a response to what God has done and continues to do for us'

Pope’s Morning Homily: Don’t Dialogue With Devil Reflecting on Temptation at Casa Santa Marta, Francis Points Out We Must Tu

February 10, 2017

February 10, 2017 -- According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis warned against this during his homily at his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta today, as he recalled how the devil tempted, in today’s first reading, both Adam and Eve, and in the Gospel, Jesus in the desert.

Remembering St. Josephine Bakhita, Francis Appeals for Continued Fight Against Trafficking Recalling World Day Against Trafficki

February 8, 2017

February 8, 2017 -- “Let’s pray to Saint Josephine Bakhita for all migrants and refugees who are exploited and suffer so much.” Pope Francis said this during his weekly General Audience today, Feb. 8, marking the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, which coincides with the feast day of Saint Josephine Bakhita.  

Pope’s Morning Homily: God Forgets Our Sins. So It’s Time to Trust That and Start Over

January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 -- God is ready to forgive and forget our sins. So let’s welcome His invitation to renew us….

Pope’s Morning Homily: You Can’t Follow Jesus Standing Still

January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 -- According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis stressed this to faithful during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, as he reflected on the Gospel account of the paralytic who is lowered from the roof of the house where Jesus is teaching.

Pope: ‘A Society Without Mothers Is Not Just One That’s Cold, But Has Lost Its Heart’

January 1, 2017

January 1, 2017 -- Pope Francis stressed this as he closed out 2016 and ushered in 2017 in the Vatican. On Saturday, the Holy Father presided over First Vespers on New Year's Eve with the recitation of the solemn Te Deum. On Sunday, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, and the World Day of Peace, Pope Francis celebrated his first Mass of 2017 in St. Peter’s Basilica. He then gave his traditional address before leading the faithful in the Angelus.

Why Marriage Prep Needs to Start in Pre-School

December 23, 2016

DECEMBER 23, 2016 – Marriage preparation classes obviously aren’t suited for pre-schoolers, and yet the concepts that lead to a successful, happy and holy marriage, need to start in pre-school or even younger.

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