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Rachel Goldberg Polin: Join me to unite our fractured world

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 08:00

One hundred days after Hamas attacked Israel and took hundreds of hostages, Rachel Goldberg Polin, mother of Hersh and spokesperson for the families of the hostages, who met Pope Francis last November, has written this exclusive article for L'Osservatore Romano.

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Pope to priests of Rome: We are in a missionary land

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 07:46

Pope Francis meets with over 800 priests of the Diocese of Rome in the Basilica of St. John Lateran, and calls the clergy to bear credible witness to Christ and to keep their homilies brief and direct.

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‘Pope Francis Laundromat’ opens in Italian city of Naples

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 05:27

The “Pope Francis Laundromat and Shower Service” opens its doors to the poor and homeless in the Italian city of Naples, allowing them to wash their clothes and take a shower.

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Lord's Day Reflection: ‘Behold the Lamb of God!’

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 05:14

As the Church marks the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. Luke Gregory, OFM, offers his thoughts on the day’s liturgical readings under the theme: “Behold the Lamb of God!”

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Pope’s World Day of Sick message: Heal relationships to heal the ill

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 05:01

Pope Francis releases his message for the 32nd World Day of the Sick, and calls for a ‘therapeutic covenant’ between people who are ill and their caregivers, family members, and God.

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Hands of solidarity supporting those in need

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 04:52

In the Brazilian city of Canoas, the local school community has launched a solidarity project to support the mission of the Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters (SSpS), with the goal of teaching people how to learn to give and renounce consumerism without forgetting those in need.

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Pope to Athletica Vaticana: 'Sport can build bridges of peace in the world'

Vatican News - Sat, 01/13/2024 - 04:30

Meeting the Athletica Vaticana sports association, Pope Francis expresses his hope that the spirit of sport may foster peace in the world with war looming on all horizons, especially in this Olympic and Paralympic Year.

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Josephites in Australia actively respond to Laudato si’

Vatican News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 11:29

As people and organizations throughout the world respond to Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato si', the Josephite community in Australia takes up his call to care for all creation and those who inhabit it, especially the poor.

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Missionary and migrant: A glimpse of the Syro-Malabar Church

Vatican News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 10:29

The Syro-Malabar Church – one of the largest Eastern Churches in full communion with Rome – has elected a new “Head and Father”, Major Archbishop Raphael Thattil. To find out more about the Church, we spoke with Fr Clement Padathiparambil, Co-Ordinator General of the Syro-Malabar faithful in Europe.

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UK and US target Houthi positions

Vatican News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 09:42

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have promised to retaliate after British and American strikes killed five fighters and injured six others.

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Pope urges Catholic communicators to share the Gospel with the heart

Vatican News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 07:02

Pope Francis meets participants in a spiritual formation retreat held in Rome for Catholic communicators serving the Church in France, and encourages them not to be afraid to communicate the Gospel with creativity and with an open heart in our hyperconnected world “polluted by bombastic words.”

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Pope to young people: Be restless, take risks

Vatican News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 06:12

At an event organised by the Toniolo Young Professional Association, Pope Francis says that life is "made to be given away, not managed.”

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Pope to students: Share how Christ has won your heart

Vatican News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 04:01

Pope Francis welcomes students of the Catholic Committee for Cultural Collaboration with the Orthodox Churches and the Oriental Orthodox Churches and encourages them to share with one another how Christ "won your hearts and laid hold of your lives' on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Committee's establishment.

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In a letter to Archbishop Shevchuk Pope decries new wave of missile attacks on Ukraine

Vatican News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 01:52

Pope Francis sends a letter to the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in which he strongly condemns the "ignoble" and "unacceptable" Russian missile attacks against the civilian population and vital infrastructure of the country.

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Disfigured man carressed by Pope Francis passes away

Vatican News - Thu, 01/11/2024 - 08:57

Vinicio Riva, whose face was disfigured face from von Recklinghausen's disease and who received a long embrace by Pope Francis ten years ago in St. Peter's Square, passed away at age 58 on Wednesday.

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African Church ‘in communion with Pope’ but no blessing of same-sex couples

Vatican News - Thu, 01/11/2024 - 07:18

Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo, president of SECAM, says the African Churches will continue to reflect on ‘Fiducia supplicans,’ while reaffirming their “unwavering communion with Pope Francis” and highlighting the freedom of each Bishop in their own Diocese.

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Baldacchino in St Peter's Basilica to be restored

Vatican News - Thu, 01/11/2024 - 05:33

Ahead of the Jubilee year 2025, the Knights of Columbus are supporting a ten-month restoration of the Baldicchino over the high altar in Saint Peter’s Basilica.

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Pope: Church needs saints with unbridled desire to preach Gospel

Vatican News - Thu, 01/11/2024 - 05:03

Pope Francis meets with members of the Italian “Bearers of St. Rose” sodality, and encourage Christians to get off the couch and work to spread the Gospel of Christ.

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Pope to secular missionary priests: Be in the world, for the world

Vatican News - Thu, 01/11/2024 - 04:50

Pope Francis meets with members of an Institute of secular priests, stressing that secularity means “serving and bearing witness to the Kingdom of God in this world.”

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Pope Francis: 'Praying with Our Lady is beautiful'

Vatican News - Thu, 01/11/2024 - 03:55

Pope Francis emphasizes the experience of praying with the Blessed Virgin Mary as helping God make even small gestures bear fruit, as he meets with a delegation of the "Sentinels of the Holy Family" Marian prayer network.

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