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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?

Read More+ 6 days ago
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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?"

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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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.

Read More+ 4 weeks ago
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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.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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New Year calls for courage, hope; no more hatred, selfishness, pope says+

"Where there is a mother, there is unity, there is belonging, belonging as children."

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Real gift this Christmas? God giving world his son, Jesus, pope says+

The pope asked for prayers for all those around the world, 'who do not have work, or else, who do jobs that are inappropriate, poorly paid or harmful to one's health.'

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Pope celebrates 80 birthday, reflects on ‘old-age’+

When one thinks of old age as a stage of life that is for giving joy, wisdom, hope, one begins to live again.

Read More+ 3 months ago