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May 17, 2017

Pope points to Mary Magdalene as an apostle of hope

By calling Mary Magdalene by name after his resurrection, Jesus shows us just how personal his relationship with mankind is, Pope Francis said Wednesday, adding that after this intimate encounter,…
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Exhortations
April 12, 2017

‘On the Cross, our hope was born and is always reborn,’ says Pope Francis

Francis held his final general audience before Easter The cross, loving service and humble sacrifice are the only way to overcome evil and give hope to the world, Pope Francis…
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March 17, 2017

What Pope Francis did when guards tried to stop these Chinese pilgrims

Pope Francis greeted and blessed a group of pilgrims from China who broke protocol and approached him during the Wednesday general audience. The group of faithful, some of whom approached…
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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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Exhortations
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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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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January 26, 2017

Pope meets Arnold Schwarzenegger at general audience

The Pope also told the faithful that women were more courageous than men Actor and former California Governor and Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger met Pope Francis today at the end…
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January 18, 2017

Pope Francis: ‘Prayer brings hope in most troubling times’

At his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected upon the importance and power of prayer Prayer has the power to awaken hope in men and women, even in the face…
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Exhortations
December 29, 2016

Even complaining to God is a form of prayer, Pope says

Pontiff welcomes circus performers to last general audience of 2016 To complain to God in moments of doubt and fear like Abraham is not something bad, but rather is a…
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October 28, 2016

Closing the door on refugees is not the answer, says Pope

The Pope urged the Church to welcome migrants at his general audience yesterday Closing doors to immigrants and refugees is not the answer – in fact, it only helps encourage…
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