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The Pope Video • For the Abolition of the Death Penalty

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For the Abolition of the Death Penalty.

The Pope Video • For Small Businesses

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

The Pope Video • For The Elderly

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

The Pope Video • For Families

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

Pope’s Address to Women Religious Superiors

Pope’s Address to Women Religious Superiors

"What would the Church be without you? She would lack maternity, affection, tenderness!" VATICAN CITY, May 08, 2013 (Zenit.org) - Here is a translation of Francis' address today to the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) * * * Dear Sisters! I am happy to...

Cardinal affirms lack of consultation

Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, head of the Vatican's Congregation for Religious,  has dismissed claims from the Vatican that remarks he made to NCR about a controversial 2012 criticism of U.S. Catholic sisters were misinterpreted, saying he backs NCR's report as "very...

Cardinal kept out of loop on LCWR

The NCR reports candid remarks of Cardinal to 800+ leaders of women's communities gathered in Rome... "The controversial Vatican decision last year to place the main representative group of U.S. Catholic sisters under the control of bishops was made without...

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”

(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 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 Francis: Why the only Future Worth Building Includes Everyone

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...

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