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Father Pablo Zabala is a 70-year old Spanish priest, who serves in a remote part of the world: the Peruvian Amazon. Most of the people who fill his church pews are gold miners and sex workers in Boca...
On the last day of his apostolic visit to Peru, Pope Francis joined contemplative sisters from different orders for mid-morning prayer in the Shrine of Our Lord of Miracles in Lima. Pope Francis on...
In her maiden speech as U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, Callista Gingrich says the Church’s example in trying to bring peace and prosperity to the war-torn nations has been an ‘inspiration to the...
Pope Francis' visit to Inca land comes at a critical and therefore providential moment. On the one hand there is the harsh reality of the victims of the north coast of Peru due to the devastation...
Speaking at a Marian celebration for “Our Lady of the Gate”, Pope Francis denounces violence against women and reminds the faithful that the Virgin Mary never abandons her children. Pope Francis...
On the second full day of his apostolic visit to Peru, Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass in the Huanchaco Plain just outside the coastal city of Trujillo, an area severely struck by floods and storms...
A wedding ceremony presided over by Pope Francis on a recent flight in Chile and portrayed as spontaneous by the couple appears in fact to have been planned well in advance. In the website of the...
Francis meets with the Peruvian authorities and calls for a “greater culture of transparency among public entities, the private sector and civil society. No one can be excluded from this process...
Speaking at a home for children without families in the Peruvian city of Puerto Maldonado, Pope Francis says young people are a reflection of the Child Jesus and invites them to be a “light of hope”...
Christian unity was the overarching theme of a visit from a World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation with the China Christian Council (CCC) and the Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM) in Shanghai...
Pope Francis’ meeting with the indigenous people of the Amazon region, “You are threatened by the distortion of certain policies aimed at the “conservation” of nature without taking you into account...
On the plane from Santiago de Chile to Iquique, Francis marries, by surprise, two flight attendants of Latam airline. “This sacrament means a lot...” Carlos and Paula still have tears in their eyes....
Pope Francis arrived in Peru’s capital city Lima on Thursday, January 18, 2018, beginning the second leg of an apostolic visit that is also scheduled to take him to the Amazon city of Puerto...
The Holy See “will not cease to reiterate the urgent need for a resumption of dialogue between the Israelis and the Palestinians for a negotiated solution aimed at the peaceful coexistence of two...
After three trying days in Chile, facing a sex abuse crisis and several layers of political tension, not to mention the specter of churches being attacked while he was in town, Pope Francis might be...
Pope Francis has delivered the homily at Holy Mass in Temuco – the ancestral lands of Chile’s indigenous Mapuche people – inviting all to unity and warning against enforcing it through violence. In...
The theme of this year's Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is "Your Right Hand, O Lord, Glorious in Power." (Exodus 15:6). The octave of prayer for the promotion of Christian unity takes its impetus...
Matthew:6:9-10 NKJ 9 "In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven. LUKE 11:2 NKJ 2 So He said to...
Using the analogy of a mobile phone, the Pope explained the importance of always ‎staying “connected” to Christ and charging the batteries of their hearts. ‎ Pope Francis on Wednesday, June 17,...
Pope Francis meets the young people in the sanctuary of Maipù: without Christ “we end up drowning our thoughts and ideas, our dreams and our faith, and so we get frustrated and annoyed”. ***** “...