Posts Tagged ‘Francis’

Pope traveled to Brazil one year ago! (Video)

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Final Statement of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace’s Seminar on the Global Common Good

Below is the final statement of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace Seminar on the Global Common Good.  ***
Seminar on the Global Common Good:
The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is grateful to the undersigned experts and academics who gathered at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on July 11-12…

Mayor of New York Visits Vatican, Pitches for Pope to Visit City in 2015

The mayor of New York has expressed his desire for the Pope to visit New York on his much-awaited and probable 2015 visit to the U.S. Mayor Bill de Blasio met at the Vatican with Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin on Monday and affirmed his …

Pope Sends Message for Day for Life in UK and Ireland

With a call to all people of good will to cherish life, Pope Francis is marking the upcoming Day for Life in the UK and Ireland. The day, whose theme is “#livelife Protect and Cherish Life from its beginning to its natural end,” will fall on July 27. The Holy Father, Vatican Radio reported, is using the occasion …

Pope Sends Message to Mark 20th Anniversary of Bombing of Jewish Center

Pope Francis has called terrorism lunacy and declared that all it does is destroy in a video-message to mark the twentieth anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Centre in Buenos Aires.  “Terrorism’s only purpose is to kill,” he said, reported Vatican Radio Friday.
In the message, read in Spanish and sent to th…

Pope Sends Message to Argentine Parish Priest in Gaza

Pope Francis has offered words of comfort to Gaza’s Christian Community as the massacre in the territory continues. In a message to the parish priest of Gaza, Father Jorge Hernandez, a fellow Argentinian, Pope Francis said he is keeping the territory’s Christian community in his prayers, reported Vatican Radio Fr…

Evangelical Pastor Friend of Pope Francis Dies Suddenly

A evangelical pastor who was a close friend of Pope Francis has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. British-born Tony Palmer, a bishop with the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, died in hospital in England Monday, hours…

Pope calls for prayers for Iraq and Ukraine (Video)

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Itinerary Released for Pope’s Visit to Caserta on Saturday

The Vatican has released the program of Pope Francis’ visit to the Italian city of Caserta this Saturday. The Pope, who will be visiting over two days 26 and 28 July, split up into private and public events, will be celebrating a public Mass and mee…

Pope’s Angelus: Imitate Jesus in Patiently Waiting for God’s Victory Over Evil

Before reciting the Angelus prayer at noon today, Pope Francis explained the meaning today’s Gospel reading and the parable of the wheat and the tares. The parable, he said, is a teaching of Jesus which addresses “the problem of evil in the world and highlights the patience of God.”
The Pope explained how the D…

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