Articles
March 31, 2017

Why Ireland needs more Rome, not less

The Irish Church has lost its fervour, yet retains its fierce independence. But without outside intervention, it will continue to flounder Pope Francis is due to visit Ireland in August…
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News
October 26, 2016

World Meeting of Families 2018 to focus on ‘renewal of marriage and family’ in Ireland

The theme chosen by Pope Francis for the World Meeting is 'The Gospel of the Family - Joy for the World' Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin said the next World…
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Middle East - AfricaNews
October 6, 2015

Africa’s Cardinal set to be a synod protagonist

ROME — At the opening news conference of the 2015 Synod of Bishops on the family on Monday, two leading European prelates said they were waiting to hear the voice…
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NewsUSA
October 1, 2015

Families tell Pope Francis 'thank you' with a renewed commitment to marriage

In response to Pope Francis’ ongoing encouragement of marriage, an Ecuadorian lay woman has penned a simple thank you letter that has now gained over 1,500 signatures in the Hispanic…
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NewsUSA
September 30, 2015

What's it like to play for the Pope? Here's how one Catholic artist described it

Performing for Pope Francis at Saturday’s Festival of Families in Philadelphia was an answer to prayer for musician Marie Miller, but getting a personal thumbs-up from him surely helped confirm…
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NewsUSA
September 30, 2015

After the Pope's visit – an exclusive interview with Archbishop Chaput

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia hosted Pope Francis in his highly-anticipated first visit to the United States. As the dust settled after the departure of nearly 1 million participants in…
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NewsUSA
September 29, 2015

Pope Francis met Argentine family who travelled 11,000 miles to Philadelphia

The Holy See press officer explained on Sunday that that morning Pope Francis had met with the Walkers, a family from Argentina who travelled in a VW camper van to…
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NewsUSA
September 28, 2015

Full text of Pope Francis' homily at Mass with clergy and religious

Pope Francis is now saying Mass at Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul for clergy and religious, and has just delivered his homily. Find the full text here:…
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NewsUSA
September 28, 2015

Full text of Pope Francis' prepared remarks at the Festival of Families

Pope Francis put aside his prepared remarks for the World Meeting of Families' "Festival of Families" Sept. 26, at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Here is the full text…
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NewsUSA
September 28, 2015

'God cries' for victims of abuse, Pope says after meeting survivors

Pope Francis this morning met with 5 survivors of sexual abuse during his visit to Philadelphia, telling bishops afterward that the evil acts can no longer remain in silence, and…
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