Posts Tagged ‘Francis’

Bank of Korea releases designs for commemorative Papal visit coins (Video)

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Pope’s Dialogue With Priests in Caserta

During Pope Francis’ Saturday visit to Caserta, he met with diocesan priests in the Palatine Chapel of the Palace of Caserta around 4 p.m. Below is a translation of the text of the Holy Father’s dialogue with the priests.
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Monsignor D’Alise, Bishop of Caserta: Your Holiness, I haven’t prepared anything i…

Pope to Visit Sri Lanka and the Philippines in Middle of January 2015

The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit Sri Lanka and the Philippines in the middle of January. In an unannounced briefing in the Vatican Press Office this afternoon, the director of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi…

Pope’s Address to Pentecostal Community in Caserta

Below is a translation of Pope Francis’ address to the Pentecostal community known as the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation Monday when returned to the southern Italian city of Caserta for his private visit. *** 
Good morning, Brothers and Sisters,
My brother, Pastor John, began by speaking of the center o…

Pope in Caserta Asks Forgiveness From Pentecostals

During his trip Monday to Caserta in southern Italy, Pope Francis asked for forgiveness from Pentecostals, apologizing for Catholics who persecuted them in the past. Speaking to the Pentecostal Church of the Reconciliation during the second leg of h…

Refugees Remembered in Pope’s August Prayer Intentions

Pope Francis’ prayer intentions this month focus on refugees as well as evangelization in Oceania. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for August.
The Pope’s general intention is “that refugees, forced by violence to abandon their homes, may find a generous welcome and the prot…

Evangelical Pastor Giovanni Traettino’s Words to Pope Francis in Caserta

Before Pope Francis addressed Monday the Pentecostal community known as the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation in Caserta, Italy, his friend from his days in Buenos Aires, Evangelical Pastor Giovanni Traettino, addressed the Pope. Below is a translation of the pastor’s words.
It’s lovely to be before th…

German Dioceses to Make Annual August Pilgrimage to Rome

Pope Francis will meet with more than 50,000 ministrants from Germany, Austria and Switzerland during their pilgrimage to Rome in early August. Set to take place Aug. 4-8, this annual tradition of traveling to the Eternal City aims to strengthen the…

Pope in Caserta: We need the courage to say no to all types of corruption (Video)

More than 200,000 people joined Pope Francis for a large open air Mass in Caserta, in southern Italy. The square in front of the Royal Palace was filled to the brim for the ceremony. To view the video click here URL:…

Archpriest Emeritus of St. Peter’s Basilica Dies

Cardinal Francesco Marchisano has died at the age of 85. The long-serving prelate passed away at around 10 a.m. Sunday in Urbe, northern Italy.
His funeral will be this Wednesday at 8 a.m. in the Vatican basilica. It will be presided by Cardinal A…

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