Exhortations
March 10, 2017

What is Pope Francis learning during his Lenten Retreat?

Pope Francis arrived at the Pauline Father's retreat center in Ariccia, Italy. The Pontiff arrived Sunday and will remain at the annual Lenten retreat site until March 10. During his…
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Exhortations
March 7, 2017

Pope Francis asks: 'Do not forget! – What would happen if we treated the Bible like we treat our cellphone. Think about this.'

On the first Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis said if we want to fight against the temptation of sin, we must be familiar with the Word of God - treating…
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March 1, 2017

5 prayers you should say this Lenten Season

A Prayer for Lent O gracious Master, infuse in our hearts the spotless light of Your Divine Wisdom and open the eyes of our mind that we may understand the…
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Exhortations
March 1, 2017

Lent isn’t just about penance – it’s also a time of hope, Pope Francis says

On Ash Wednesday Pope Francis said that while Lent is certainly a time of mortification, it’s also a journey of hope that leads to the joy of Christ’s Resurrection –…
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February 27, 2017

Pope Francis' opinion: better to be an atheist than a hypocrite

Pope Francis denounced hypocritical Catholics who live what he called a "double life," and said it would be better to be an atheist. During daily Mass on Thursday, Pope Francis…
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February 21, 2017

Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

Pope Francis visited the parish of St Mary Josefa on the edge of the Diocese of Rome A practical first step toward holiness — as well as for assuring peace…
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February 21, 2017

Pope Francis shares words of wisdom

The Christian mission today means facing new challenges with simplicity, holiness, and openness to God, Pope Francis told an audience with the Marian Fathers on Saturday. "Many still await knowledge…
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February 17, 2017

Pope: 'Time Is Running Out, We Must Act'

Time is running out to confront this ecological crisis. We must act. I appeal for Creation to be defended.. And remember, no people are 'criminal,' nor religion, 'terrorists.' But there…
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February 15, 2017

This is the one thing Pope Francis says you can brag about

As children we are taught that bragging is bad, especially when we do it to people who have less than us, however, for Pope Francis, there is one thing we…
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February 13, 2017

Pope Francis: ‘Healthcare is not a business’

The Pope was speaking to patients and medical professionals ahead of the World Day of the Sick A nation’s healthcare system cannot be run simply as a business because human…
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