Exhortations
February 10, 2017

In times of stress I write notes to St Joseph, says Pope Francis

The Pope told religious superiors that prayer, not tranquillisers, helped give him a sense of peace In order to deal with stress, Pope Francis writes down all his problems in…
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Exhortations
February 10, 2017

Don’t dialogue with the Devil, Pope Francis says at Mass

'He's a trickster,' the Pope said. 'He promises you everything and leaves you naked', like he left Adam and Eve Satan is a liar and a cheat who promises people…
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Exhortations
February 9, 2017

Pope: Women bring harmony that makes the world beautiful

"Without women, there is no harmony in the world." That was the message of Pope Francis in his homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta. At the…
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Exhortations
February 8, 2017

‘Build bridges not walls’: Pope Francis reiterates message on migrants

Pope Francis repeated his appeal for people to build bridges of understanding at his weekly audience at the Vatican. The Pope also commented that Wednesday marked both the Church’s day…
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ExhortationsNews
February 7, 2017

Pope Francis releases emotionally inspiring video that will hit Americans hard

Pope Francis' February prayer intention video has been posted to YouTube. The 60-second video features Pope Francis' narration as scenes of society ignoring people in need are displayed. A young…
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Exhortations
February 7, 2017

Money and pride make people ignore God’s word,’ Pope says in message for Lent

Without making room for God’s word in their heart, people will never be able to welcome and love all human life, Pope Francis said. “Each life that we encounter is…
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ExhortationsNews
February 7, 2017

Full text: Pope Francis’s message for Lent 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians…
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Exhortations
February 7, 2017

Pope Francis: ‘Follow Mother Teresa’s example and defend the unborn’

Citing St Teresa, the Pope appealed for 'courageous educational action in favour of human life' A culture that protects life from conception to natural death is the only answer to…
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Exhortations
January 25, 2017

Pope Francis delivers life-saving message to the broken around the world

In his annual message to communicators around the world, Pope Francis again condemned the tendency for media to focus on the "bad news," saying journalists, while being accurate, must also…
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Exhortations
January 24, 2017

Pope Francis: ‘God listens to all prayers, even angry ones’

'Tell God what you feel to his face,' Francis said during Mass in the chapel of his Vatican residence God “likes to argue with us,” especially when it is difficult…
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