Category Archives: Pope’s messages

Pope Francis to Peruvian officials: How harmful corruption is to our Latin American people

Pope Francis to Peruvian officials: How harmful corruption is to our Latin American people

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Published on Jan 19, 2018

Pope’s Address to Peruvian Authorities, Diplomatic Corps

‘ The degradation of the environment, sad to say, cannot be separated from the moral degradation of our communities.’

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Below is the Vatican provided text of Pope Francis’ address to Peruvian authorities and the diplomatic corps January 19, 2018, in Lima, Peru:

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Mr President,
Members of the Government and the Diplomatic Corps,
Distinguished Authorities,
Representatives of Civil Society,
Ladies and Gentlemen, dear friends, read more

Pope Francis to Peruvian Amazon populations: “You are not a no man’s land. Mary was also from an isolated village”

Pope Francis to Peruvian Amazon populations: “You are not a no man’s land. Mary was also from an isolated village”

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Published on Jan 19, 2018

Holy Father: Mary an Example and a Mother

‘You are not a no man’s land. This land has names. It has faces. It has you.’

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Pope Francis on January 19, 2019, reminded the crowds in Peru that Mary is not only an example but a mother.  His comments came in an address during his meeting with the Population at Jorge-Basadre-Institute in Puerto Maldonado in Peru.

The Holy Father went on to explain that he had been told he was coming to a forgotten place, a “no man’s land.”  He disagreed. read more

Streets of Lima overflow as Peruvians welcome Pope Francisco

Streets of Lima overflow as Peruvians welcome Pope Francisco

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Published on Jan 18, 2018

Subscribe!: http://smarturl.it/RomeReports Visit our website to learn more: http://www.romereports.com/en Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RomeReportsENG/ The pope will visit the country until January 22.

Holy Father Arrives in Peru

Second Leg of January 15-22, 2018 Apostolic Journey

Pope Francis And President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski – Vatican Media Screenshot

Pope Francis arrived in Lima, Peru, at around 4 p.m. on January 18, 2018, the second leg of his January 15-22 apostolic journey.  Peru’s President, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, met the Holy Father on the tarmac, where Church and civic leaders joined in welcoming ceremonies. read more

Pope Francis in Iquique, Chile: Let us be attentive to those who take advantage of immigrants

Pope Francis in Iquique, Chile: Let us be attentive to those who take advantage of immigrants

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Published on Jan 18, 2018

‘Mary Knows What Burdens Our Hearts,’ Pope Reminds in Iquique, Chile

During Last Mass in Chile, Reminds Like Any Good Mother, ‘She Doesn’t Sit Still’ & Knows All Going on Around Her

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Mary is always with us, in every moment of our daily lives, and she also is well aware of what burdens our hearts.

Pope Francis stressed this during the Mass he presided over in Iquique, Chile Jan. 18, 2018, during his Apostolic Visit to Chile and Peru, Jan. 15-22, and his last Mass in Chile before heading off to Peru. read more

Pope Francis to students: “Education isn’t limited to classrooms”

Pope Francis to students: “Education isn’t limited to classrooms”

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Published on Jan 17, 2018

Pope at University: Integrating Head, Heart, Hands

“We have important challenges for our country that have to do with peaceful coexistence as a nation and the ability to progress as a community”.

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Pope Francis on January 17, 2018, called for an “integrating literacy” that can encompass the great changes going on in society. His comments came in a talk to the faculty and students at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, in Santiago.

This new literacy is needed if a nation is to achieve peaceful coexistence and be able to process, the Holy Father contended.  It involved education if the “different languages” each person uses. read more

Pope Francis gives youth in Chile password for always being connected to Jesus

Pope Francis gives youth in Chile password for always being connected to Jesus

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Published on Jan 17, 2018

Pope’s Simple Test for Youth: What Would Jesus Do?

‘Be young Samaritans, who never walk past someone lying on the roadside.’

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Pope Francis urged youth on January 17, 2018, to use a simple test before acting: “What Would Jesus Do?”

His recommendation came in a talk to youth gather at the Shrine of  Maipú in Santiago, a stop in his apostolic journey to Chile and Peru.  He said the question, “What would Christ do in my place?” was the “golden rule” used by Saint Alberto Hurtado, whose tomb the Holy Father visited yesterday. read more

Indigenous people: Main participants of Pope Francis’ papal Mass in Temuco, Chile

Indigenous people: Main participants of Pope Francis’ papal Mass in Temuco, Chile

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Published on Jan 17, 2018

SUBSCRIBE 67K Subscribe!: http://smarturl.it/RomeReports Visit our website to learn more: http://www.romereports.com/en Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RomeReportsENG/ Pope Francis celebrated the Mass “for the progress of the peoples” in the Araucanía.

Pope in Temuco: You Cannot Assert Yourself by Destroying Others

During Mass in Temuco, Encourages Being ‘Artisans of God’s Unity’

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You cannot assert yourself by destroying others, Pope Francis has said, decrying violence.

Pope Francis stressed this during the Mass for the Progress of the Peoples over which he presided in Temuco, Jan. 17, 2018, during his Apostolic Visit to Chile and Peru, Jan. 15-22.

Temuco, in the region of Araucanìa, home to a Chilean indigenous community, known as the Mapuche, some of whom were present at the Mass, welcoming the Pope in traditional garments and with song. read more

Pope Francis to priests: I know “going around in clerical attire” means “paying a heavy price”

Pope Francis to priests: I know “going around in clerical attire” means “paying a heavy price”

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Published on Jan 16, 2018

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Pope Talks of Peter in Meeting Religious, Consecrated Seminarians

Make it Possible for Every Disheartened Person to Encounter Jesus

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Pope Francis’ first Mass in Chile: “Do you want peace? Work for peace”

Pope Francis’ first Mass in Chile: “Do you want peace? Work for peace”

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Published on Jan 16, 2018

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‘When You Get Up After You Fall, You Touch Jesus’ Heart,’ Pope Suggests in Chile

During Mass in Santiago, Reminds the Beatitudes Are ‘That New Day for All Who Look to the Future’ read more

Pope Francis travels to Chile

Pope Francis travels to Chile

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Published on Jan 15, 2018

SUBSCRIBE 67K Subscribe!: http://smarturl.it/RomeReports Visit our website to learn more: http://www.romereports.com/en Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RomeReportsENG/ A 16-hour flight await him.

Inside papal plane: Pope Francis presents journalists with photo about nuclear war

Pope Francis lands in Chile to warm welcome

Pope Prays at Santa Maria Maggiore Before Departing for Chile

Francis Travels to Rome’s Marian Basilica to Pray for Mary’s Protection for His 22nd Apostolic Visit Abroad

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Saturday evening, Pope Francis traveled to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore to pray for the success of his 22nd Apostolic Visit abroad to the South American countries of Chile and Peru, Jan. 15-22, 2018, reported Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, on his Twitter. read more