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“Christians turn our gaze to Christ crucified”

Pope at Audience: Christians turn our gaze to Christ crucified At his General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the Ten Commandments, this week once again reflecting on the topic of idolatry. Pope Francis continued his meditation on the Ten Commandments at Wednesday’s General Audience, focusing on the theme of idolatry. He took his cue [...]

Love Incompatible with Idolatry

Pope at General Audience: 'Love incompatible with idolatry’ In his continued catechesis on the Ten Commandments at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis warns against the temptation to idolatry present in modern society, saying the true God teaches us to love. "Dear brothers and sisters: As we resume our catechesis on the Ten Commandments, we now [...]

We are all the Corinthians

“I ask you to do everything possible to avoid destroying the Church with division, whether it be ideological, or out of greed, ambition and jealousy”. Pope Francis launched this strong appeal during the Mass he celebrated on Monday morning, 12 September, in the Chapel of Santa Marta. He said that the words St Paul wrote to [...]

Angelus: On the Young Man who "Went Away Sad"

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning. The Gospel of today, taken from the 10th Chapter of Mark, plays out in three different scenes, marked by three gazes of Jesus. The first scene presents the encounter between the Teacher and an anonymous person who, according to the parallel passage in Matthew, is identified as a "youth." An [...]