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Pope at Audience: Mosaic Law fulfilled in radical newness of Christ

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the Letter to the Galatians at the Wednesday General Audience, saying St. Paul urges Christians to look beyond the Mosaic Law to its fulfillment in Christ. Wednesday, August 11, 2021 “Why the law?” Pope Francis chose to focus his catechesis at the weekly General Audience [...]

Pope Francis Declines Cardinal Marx’s Resignation

Noting Cardinal Marx’s reference to the crisis of the Church in Germany, Pope Francis said that “the whole Church is in crisis because of the abuse issue” and the only fruitful path is “to assume the crisis, personally and communally.” Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, Germany (CNS photo/Cristian Gennari, KNA) CNA [...]

Pope Francis names new prefect of Vatican Congregation for Clergy

Bishop Lazarus You Heung-sik, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy./ Bohumil Petrik/CNA From Catholic News Agency By CNA Staff  Vatican City, Jun 11, 2021 / 06:57 am Pope Francis Friday named Bishop Lazarus You Heung-sik as the new prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy. The 69-year-old bishop is the first Korean to lead [...]

Vatican “foreign minister” expresses hope for Lebanon summit

Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, Vatican foreign minister (CNS photo/Cia Pak, United Nations) Archbishop Paul Gallagher says Pope Francis' summit next month with Lebanon's Christian leaders could help resolve a "complex situation" in the Land of Cedars Source: LaCroix Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's "foreign minister", has expressed hope that a Vatican summit [...]

Overcoming difficulties in prayer: Pope at General Audience

Overcoming difficulties in prayer: Pope at General Audience Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Speaking at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis identified three difficulties we often experience in prayer: distraction; feelings of dryness or barrenness; and “acedia,” a certain listlessness in prayer. Distractions Distraction is a common experience, not only in prayer but in all we do. [...]

Cardinal Parolin addresses financial scandals, China and Iraq in new interview

The cardinal, who is the secretary of state at the Vatican, said the world is undergoing massive crises that underline the need to come together in solidarity and dialogue. Cardinal Pietro Parolin in a recent interview with French Catholic TV network KTO. Video screengrab via KTO January 29, 2021 By Claire Giangravé - [...]

Pope at general audience: Gratitude makes the world better, transmits hope

Pope Francis leads his weekly general audience from the library of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Dec. 30, 2020. In his main talk, the pope focused on the importance of thanking God and letting others see one's gratitude. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) During his general audience, Pope Francis reflected on the importance of gratitude [...]

Pope at Angelus: Christian witnesses turn evil into good with love

Pope Francis leads the recitation of the Angelus prayer Dec. 27, 2020, from the library of the Apostolic Palace. Marking the feast of the Holy Family, Pope Francis announced the Catholic Church will observe a special year dedicated to the family from March 19, 2021, to June 26, 2022. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) At the [...]

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