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When times are tough, rant at God, don’t run from trouble, pope says+

Praying with genuine candor and honesty, the way a child pours out his emotions to his father, is how we must pray in the most terrible, desolate, crushing moments.

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Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims+

The pope had prepared a normal audience talk, but given the devastation in central Italy, he decided to lead the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary.

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Pope: Narrow gate of mercy difficult to enter with bloated pride+

Christians "must seize the opportunities of salvation" and not waste time on trivial things before the gate is closed,

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Too many couples do not understand marriage is for life, pope says+

"The crisis of marriage is because people do not know what the sacrament is, the beauty of the sacrament; they do not know that it is indissoluble, that it is for one's entire life."

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In Mexico, pope warns against diminishing importance of family+

I prefer a wounded family that makes daily efforts to put love into play to a society that is sick from isolationism and is habitually afraid of love,

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Vatican clarifies details of pope’s meeting with Kentucky clerk+

"...his meeting with her should not be considered a form of support of her position in all of its particular and complex aspects."

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Serve people, not ideology, pope tells Cubans at Havana Mass+

"Being a Christian entails promoting the dignity of our brothers and sisters, fighting for it, living for it."

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Pope: Prayerful life starts with simple ways to turn to God+

If you learn as a child to turn to God with spontaneity, you've learned it forever.

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In message to Iraqi refugees, pope condemns world’s silence+

Pope Francis prayed that "the international community would not stand by mute and unresponsive before such unacceptable crimes."

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Pope in Bolivia: The Eucharist is bread broken for the life of the world+

For it is only in giving, in sharing, that we find the source of our joy and come to experience salvation.

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