Rome Reports

Jesus was not a professor, teacher or mystic

“Jesus wasn’t a professor, a teacher or a mystic who kept away from people as He spoke from afar. No, he was among the people. He would let people touch Him and ask Him questions. That’s how Jesus is. He is close to the people.”

Ten insights into Pope Francis

Rome Reports offers a powerful series of video moments it considers highlights and insights into Pape Francis' first year. The text below is even more powerful when viewed with appropriate video clips illustrating its choice in RomeReports. 1- HELP  As he introduced...

WYD by the numbers…

After a highly successful event, organizers for World Youth Day in Brazil released final attendance tallies, with two of the days surpassing the 3 million mark... representing 175 countries. In all over 3.5 million pilgrims took part in the events for WYD, even though...

Pope abolishes life sentences

(Romereports.com) Pope Francis has updated the Vatican's Code of Criminal Law which was first introduced in the back in 1929. With this decree, the Pope abolishes life imprisonment, the maximum period of detention now being 35 years....
Ten insights into Pope Francis

Flesh of Refugees – Flesh of Christ

(Romereports.com) Nicholas Di Marzio, bishop of Brooklyn and Queens, was in Rome to take part in the plenary session of the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant People. The assembly was greeted and addressed by Pope Francis, whose thoughts on the importance...

Ten insights into Pope Francis

Global, simultaneous Eucharistic Adoration

Technology opened up a new experience of the universality of Church when millions around the world were able to join in Eucharistic adoration with Pope Francis. RomeReports writes. "It was five o clock in the afternoon in Rome, when the Eucharistic Adoration began in...

Ten insights into Pope Francis

The key 16 – RomeReports

Who will be the Key Players in the Papal Conclave? There are 16 Cardinals, often referred to as the ’16 pillars of the Church’, who are expected to be key players in the process of electing the new Pope . They include Cardinals Sean O’Malley, Timothy Dolan, Marc...

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