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Pope reflects on his visit to South Korea during General Audience (Video)

(-ONLY VIDEO-) Pope Francis reflected on the key moments of his apostolic visit to South Korea. During his general audience, the Pope defined the Church in the country as “young and dynamic.” He also explained the fundamental role of the laity, martyrs and youth in its history.  To view the video click here URL: h…

Pope on Death of Relatives: Thank you for your condolences and prayers (Video)

It seemed like business as usual when the Pope led his weekly general audience. There were hugs, blessings and plenty of cheers. But there was also grief, as the Pope deals with the death of three of his relatives, who died in a car crash in Argentina.  To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/p…

TV Series Will Spotlight Conversions of ‘Catholics Come Home’

An EWTN TV series will feature the stories of converts to the Catholic faith, starting in early September. Catholics Come Home, a ministry that has produced and aired TV commercials inviting people to discover or rediscover Catholicism, will premier the series by the same name on Sept. 4.
“Catholics Come Home” …

St Louis Archbishop Responds to Ferguson Protests

The archbishop of St. Louis, Robert Carlson, released a letter Monday in response to the unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. The city has been the site of violent protests and racial conflicts after the Aug. 9 shooting death of an 18-year-old African American male, Michael Brown, by Darren Wilson, a Caucasi…

On Francis’ Visit to Korea

Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave at this morning’s General Audience in the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican: ***
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning!
A few days ago, I made an Apostolic Visit to Korea and now, together with …

Pope’s Envoy to Iraq arrives in Baghdad (Video)

The Pope’s Personal Envoy to Iraq, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, is scheduled to arrive in Baghdad on Tuesday. There, he’s planning on delivering a message from the Pope to Iraq’s newly elected President, Fuad Masam. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg158028-pope-s-envoy-to-iraq-arrives-in-…

Pope goes straight to Basilica to thank Our Lady after trip (Video)

After a twelve-hour flight from Seoul, Pope Francis arrived to Rome’s Ciampino airport and headed directly to the Basilica of St. Mary Major.  To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg158031-pope-goes-straight-to-basilica-after-trip-to-thank-our-lady-en

Pope talks about Iraq, his health and future travel plans (Video)

The Pope led an intense five day visit in South Korea. On his flight back to Rome, he held an improvised press conference for about an hour, where the violence in Iraq and the persecution of minorities, took center stage. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg158034-pope-talks-about-iraq-h…

Pope’s Special Envoy to Iraq Thanks Francis for Prayers

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, said he was “very moved” and thanked Pope Francis for his spontaneous prayers for the “suffering people in Iraq” and for his personal envoy. The prayer was …

Pope Asks Koreans If They Stand Ready to Forgive, Bring Reconciliation

Pope Francis asked all Koreans to examine their lives and see to what extent they are promoting reconciliation as he celebrated today his last Mass of his five-day trip to Asia, a Mass he said was “first and foremost a prayer for reconciliation in thi…

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