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Pope at Angelus: ‘True joy is to walk in the company of the Lord’

Pope Francis speaks of the missionary characteristic of the Church and on how it brings joy, peace and healing. By Linda Bordoni Pope Francis focused his catechesis on Sunday on the missionary nature of the Church, pointing out that it must always be joyful and bring peace and healing. Reflecting on the Gospel reading of the [...]

By |2019-07-10T14:11:24+00:00Jul 10th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope Francis: keys to Gospel proclamation…

  Pope Francis greets the faithful at the Sunday Angelus in St Peter's Square (Vatican Media) Following Jesus means no looking back. At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis says that being a disciple of the Master means being prompt, decisive, and always on the move. By Christopher Wells In his reflection at the [...]

Pope: Jesus Seeks Witness to His Life

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul (Vatican Media) Pope Francis presides over Holy Mass on Saturday in St Peter’s Basilica for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul... By Lydia O'Kane As Bishop of Rome, Pope Francis on Saturday celebrated the feast of the Patrons of this ancient [...]

By |2019-07-01T14:01:27+00:00Jul 1st, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Morning Mass Homilies|

Pope at Angelus: Recognize The Qualities of Others Without Envy

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square (Vatican Media) Pope Francis invites the faithful, on this feast of Sts Peter and Paul, “to appreciate the qualities of others, to recognize their gifts without maliciousness and envy.” During the Angelus, following Mass in St Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis once again reflected on Saints [...]

By |2019-07-01T14:07:09+00:00Jul 1st, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope: ‘Church of Acts a paradigm for every Christian community’

Pope Francis reflects on the life of the early Christian community during his ongoing catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles. Pope at Papal Audience (Wednesday) Vatican Media Picture Vatican media Dear brothers and sisters: In our catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, we now consider the way of life of the first [...]

Pope at Mass: Christians must not give in to failure

Pope Francis celebrates morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta commenting on the “spirit of tiredness” that “takes away hope”. Reflecting on the First Reading of the day, which is taken from the Book of Numbers, Pope Francis said that at times Christians “prefer failure”, leaving room for complaint and dissatisfaction, a perfect terrain, he said, [...]

By |2019-04-10T02:12:34+00:00Apr 10th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Morning Mass Homilies|

Pope at Angelus: Every true conversion is directed to a new future

On the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel account of Jesus’ merciful response to the woman caught in adultery. The Gospel of the day presents us with two conflicting attitudes, the Pope said: the attitude “of the scribes and Pharisees, on the one hand; and that of Jesus on the other”. Jesus, [...]

By |2019-04-10T01:57:17+00:00Apr 10th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Mass: Lent is an opportunity to be simple and true

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Friday highlighting the need for believers to be true Christians and shun appearances. Taking his cue from the Book of the prophet Isaiah, Pope Francis condemned all forms of hypocrisy and explained the difference there is between objective and formal reality. Formal reality, the Pope said, [...]

Pope at Angelus urges leaders to be discerning, just and merciful

Pope Francis addresses the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus calling on all those who have educational or leadership responsibilities to be aware of their role and to be wise, discerning and merciful. Pope Francis on Sunday reflected on the Gospel reading of the day in which Jesus invites his disciples to [...]

Pope at Santa Marta: there is God’s mercy but also His anger

In his homily at Mass, Thursday morning, Pope Francis urged Christians to make a daily examination of conscience regarding their actions because no one is sure when and how life will end. Stop for a while to acknowledge our failures, aware that the end can come any moment, and let us not continue living as we [...]

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