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The Pope Video • For Health Care Workers

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Health Care Workers.

The Pope Video • For Religious Sisters and Consecrated Women

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Religious Sisters and Consecrated Women.

The Pope Video • Religious Discrimination and Persecution

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: Religious Discrimination and Persecution.

The Pope Video • Catechists

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: Catechists.

Pope –  6 million Twitter followers

Pope – 6 million Twitter followers

On April 29, at about midday, Pope Francis surpassed six million followers on social network Twitter. Benedict XVI launched the account @Pontifex on December 12, 2012. During his remaining three months as Pope, he gained more than three million followers. On March 13,...

Pope: “Be merciful pastors not functionaries”

Pope: “Be merciful pastors not functionaries”

(Vatican Radio)On the 50th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Francis ordained ten men to the priesthood for the diocese of Rome at Sunday Mass in St Peter’s basilica, mandating them to ‘build the house of God, which is the Church, in word and example’. Emer...

Pope: “Be merciful pastors not functionaries”

Pope Francis excuses self

With a touch of humor Pope Francis excuses himself from Plenary Assembly of Argentine Bishops "due to 'Commitments Assumed Recently' according to (Zenit.org) - In a note reflecting Francis' sense of humor as well as his missionary zeal, the Pope offered guidelines to...

Pope – don’t turn back the clock

Pope – don’t turn back the clock

Under the heading "Pope: 2nd Vatican Council, work of Holy Spirit but some want to turn back the clock" Vatican Radio reports on his attitude and words regarding Vatican II. Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit pushes people and the Church forward but we resist this and...

Pope – “combat evil with good”

Pope – “combat evil with good”

The Holy Father offers prayer... and path forward. At this time of mourning the Holy Father prays that all Bostonians will be united in a resolve not to be overcome by evil, but to combat evil with good (cf. Rom 12:21), working together to build an ever more just,...

Pope – take life as it comes

Pope – take life as it comes

Pope Francis: Learning to take life as it comes, the good with the bad (Vatican Radio) When things go badly, we should not masquerade them. We should learn to have faith in God, and how to accept what happens in life, the good with the bad, always knowing that Christ...

The language of Francis … and Vincent

The language of Francis … and Vincent

According to someone who knows him well,  the Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Francis' actions reveal  five characteristics of Francis -  simplicity, approachability, continuity and fidelity to the Magisterium, tenderness and service. Those who know him closely say...

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