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Pope out of bed, walking after surgery at Rome hospital+

The pope was expected to stay in the hospital for a week after the surgery, barring complications.

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Really getting to know Jesus should lead to amazement, pope says+

"God became concrete in a man, Jesus of Nazareth, he became a companion on the way, he made himself one of us."

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Hope comes from noticing God at work even in small things, pope says+

"Even in the most infertile soil, with God there is always the hope of new sprouts."

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Prayer is source of strength in darkest times, pope says at audience+

"In the moment of trial, in the moment of sin, even in that moment, Jesus with so much love is praying for me."

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Say ‘yes’ to the Holy Spirit, ‘no’ to divisive ideologies, pope says+

"It is the time for pouring out love upon the world, yet not embracing worldliness."

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Pope urges prayers for Colombia, Jerusalem, Afghanistan+

Loving others as Jesus loved means serving others, reaching out and helping those in need, Pope Francis said.

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Heaven doesn’t need saints canonized, people do, cardinal says+

"Canonizing one of its sons or daughters, the church is not exalting a human work but is celebrating Christ alive in him or her."

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Pope calls for monthlong global prayer marathon for end of pandemic+

It is the heartfelt desire of the Holy Father that the month of May be dedicated to a prayer marathon.

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Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries of God’s mercy+

"We do not confess to abase ourselves, but to be raised up," the Pope said, and "we -- all of us -- need this badly."

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Serving the suffering is serving the crucified Christ, pope says+

"It is more important than ever today that Christ's faithful be witnesses of tenderness and compassion."

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