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At the general audience, on Wednesday May 16, Pope Francis reaffirms that “the use of violence can never lead to peace”. He recalls the two World Wars and sighs: “We never learn”. And wishes our “...
A new documentary film featuring face-to-face conversations with Pope Francis was released March 13, 2018, the 5th anniversary of the Holy Father’s election. Pope Francis – A Man of His Word, written...
Interview with Cardinal Kasper on communion to Lutheran spouse: the Council decree on ecumenism and the letters of John Paul II are fundamental. It is a thorny topic, which has been under discussion...
At a time when everyone speaks and steps in, but not everyone is willing to listen and reflect, the role of professional information is more necessary than ever. Today, social media are universally...
The Lamborghini, donated to Pope Francis has been sold at auction for more than twice as much as money was hoped. The proceeds went to different charities of the Pope's choosing with most helping...
As infants, Monica and Cristian Moya were hovering on the verge of death. But after their mother consecrated them to the Virgin Mary, they recovered from a severe case of pneumonia. Today, Cristian...
Pope Francis on May 13, 2018, called for prayers for the victims of suicide bombers who attacked three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city, Surabaya. His comments came after praying the...
Millions of people cheered when the North and South Korean Olympic teams marched together at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, which Pope Francis said “gives...
Forty days after the Resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven, where He sits at the right hand of God the Father. The mystery of the Ascension was the focus of Pope Francis remarks at the Regina...
To linger in the domain of Mary is a divinely great thing. One does not ask about the utility of truly noble things, because they have their meaning within themselves. So it is of infinite meaning to...
In his message for the World Communications Day 2018, Pope Francis calls for a “journalism for peace” in response to the threat of fake news, which “thrives on the absence of healthy confrontation...
Francis’ Regina Coeli on Ascension Sunday, a prayer for Indonesia struck by the attacks on three Christian churches. On Social Communications Day, “Shall the media always seek the truth” and he “...
His Beatitude the Metropolitan Rastislav Archbishop of Prešov, Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, visited Pope Francis on Friday May 11, 2018. This marks the first visit...
On May 8, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations gave an intervention during Thirteenth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests, dedicated to the Implementation...
Jesuit Father Paolo Bizzeti, “Christian refugees from neighboring countries outnumber the local baptized”. “Since I became bishop in Turkey, my horizons have widened, I am a little less Europe-...
Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar, Cardinal Charles Bo says that where there is extremism and persecution, the Catholic Church helps other persecuted religions, including Muslims, be given a voice and...
Salvadoran bishops are pressing Pope Francis to canonize Archbishop Óscar Romero in El Salvador by taking a detour to visit the San Salvador archbishop’s tomb when he attends the World Youth Day in...
The Pope was welcomed on Thursday, May 10, to the small town of Loppiano in the Italian region of Tuscany by over 7,000 members of the Focolare movement. Awaiting Pope Francis in Loppiano were not...
Addressing pilgrims in St Peter’s Square for the weekly Wednesday General Audience on Wednesday, May 9, Pope Francis made an appeal for peace in Syria, as the situation gets more complex in the...
The Pope in the “International Citadel” of the Movement founded by Chiara Lubich. Our “epochal challenge is to build a culture of encounter and a civilization of alliance”. “The opposite of “I” is...