"We must truly pray to the Spirit to change our hearts to better understand his will and to give us the strength to continue to work for justice and peace."
'What manner of insanity and sadism will make some people open fire on priests celebrating Mass in the house of God? '
Retired Rockville Centre Bishop William Murphy is part of the delegation.
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The president of the USCCB encouraged Catholics to join Pope Francis for a day of prayer and fasting for peace on Feb. 23.
Pope Francis said the Italian and English translations of the "Our Father" can give believers the wrong impression that God leads people into temptation.
"Both of them had prepared before God -- with the sacrament of penance -- and I married them."
"The kingdom of heaven means finding in Jesus a God who gets involved with the lives of his people."
"Jesus' heart was not moved by ideas or concepts but by faces, persons."
The Catholic communities in both countries are very small yet the influence of the Church is disproportionately large because of Catholic schools, hospitals and other activities.