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Closeness to God is true freedom, pope says+

Christians must pray to remain close to the Lord and ask for the grace to understand what it means to establish familiarity with him.

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Pope leads prayers for victims of ‘perverse plague’ of trafficking+

Pope Francis prayed a "Hail Mary" so that Jesus' mother would "support the victims of trafficking and convert the hearts of traffickers."

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Vatican conference unites science and religion’s search for truth+

We must believe in a God who is supernatural and we then recognize God is who is responsible for the existence of the universe and our science tells us how he did it.

Read More+ 5 months ago
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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.

Read More+ 6 months ago
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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."

Read More+ 6 months ago
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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.

Read More+ 7 months ago
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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+ 7 months 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+ 8 months 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+ 8 months 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.

Read More+ 8 months ago