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Mercy opens the door to understanding the mystery of God, pope says+

Having experienced forgiveness, Christians have a duty to forgive others.

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Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says+

"I don't know how this will end, but I know Christ has risen."

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Egypt’s attacks won’t stop pope’s visit for peace, says Vatican official+

Watch video of Pope Francis' Palm Sunday message and prayers for the people of Egypt.

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Don’t treat confessional like a dry cleaners, pope says+

If the Lord has forgiven me so much, who am I to not forgive?

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Bible, like cellphone, should be carried always, pope says+

"What would happen if we turned back when we forget it, if we opened it more times a day, if we read the messages of God contained in the Bible the way we read messages on our cellphones?"

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Joy in tribulation is mark of a true Christian, pope says+

While he assures his disciples that those who have given up everything for the sake of the Gospel will be rewarded a hundredfold, Jesus also says those who follow him will endure persecution.

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Pope advises talking less, listening more to counteract vitriol+

The tendency to de-personalize others, which starts in one's own heart, at home, grows and grows and it will become violence worldwide.

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Pope Francis: God gives us our identity as His children+

Whether they resemble their father a lot or just a little bit, they are still his children.

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God’s forgiveness is call to sin no more, pope says+

God forgives and forgets the faults of repentant sinners, unless they keep reminding him of their errors by pretending they have no need to change.

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Magi’s journey reflects our longing for God, pope says on Epiphany+

Christians are called to imitate the wise men who, "weary of the Herods of their own day," set out in search of the promise of something new.

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