Category Archives: Pope’s messages

Pope Francis in Santa Marta: Being a Christian is not a social status or being better than others

Pope Francis in Santa Marta: Being a Christian is not a social status or being better than others

Published on Apr 27, 2017

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Pope Francis said that following Jesus is not a decision that should be taken lightly.

Pope’s Morning Homily: Crosses Cannot Be Taken Away From the Life of a Christian

At Casa Santa Marta, Francis Reminds Faithful We Are Called to Be Witnesses of Obedience Like Jesus Was

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Santa Marta

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Like Jesus, we are to be witnesses of obedience.

According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis urged this today, April 27, 2017, during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, his last before departing for his Apostolic Visit to Egypt, April  28-29.

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Pope Francis: On the path of life, God never leaves us alone

Pope Francis: On the path of life, God never leaves us alone

Published on Apr 26, 2017

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April 26, 2017. “With His last words, Jesus assured us that He will always take care of us,” says the pope.

Pope at General Audience: Reflects on Lord’s promise that he will remain with us always

Published on Apr 26, 2017

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Pope at General Audience: “God Always Accompanies Us, Even When We Forget Him”

Pontiff Evokes the Symbol of the Anchor, Representing our Indissoluble Bond With God’s Love

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Pope Francis travels to Egypt on Friday to build bridges with moderate Islam

Pope Francis travels to Egypt on Friday to build bridges with moderate Islam

Published on Apr 24, 2017

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He was invited by the most important institution of Sunni Islam.

Published on Apr 25, 2017

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Dear People of Egypt,
As-salamu alaykum!
Peace be with you!
With a heart full of joy and gratitude I will soon visit your beloved country, the cradle of civilization, the gift of the Nile, the land of sun and hospitality, the land where Patriarchs and Prophets lived, and where God, Benevolent and Merciful, the Almighty and One God, made his voice heard.
I am truly happy to be coming as a friend, as a messenger of peace, and a pilgrim to the country that, over two thousand years ago, gave refuge and hospitality to the Holy Family as they fled the threats of King Herod (cf. Mt 2:10-16). I am honoured to visit the land visited by the Holy Family!
I greet all of you warmly and I thank you for your invitation to visit Egypt, which you call ‘Umm il Dugna – Mother of the universe!
I offer heartfelt thanks to the President of the Republic, to His Holiness Patriarch Tawadros II, to the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, and to the Coptic-Catholic Patriarch, all of whom invited me. I also thank each of you for opening your hearts to me, and in particular all those who worked so hard to make this journey possible.
I would like this visit to be a witness of my affection, comfort and encouragement for all the Christians of the Middle East, a message of friendship and respect for all the inhabitants of Egypt and the region, and a message of brotherhood and reconciliation with all the children of Abraham, particularly the Muslim world, in which Egypt holds so important a place. I would also hope that my visit will make a fruitful contribution to interreligious dialogue with the followers of Islam and to ecumenical dialogue with the venerable and beloved Coptic Orthodox Church.
Our world is torn by blind violence, a violence that has also struck the heart of your beloved land. Our world needs peace, love and mercy. It needs peacemakers, people who are free and who set others free, men and women of courage who can learn from the past in order to build the future, free of every form of prejudice. Our world needs people who can build bridges of peace, dialogue, fraternity, justice and humanity.
Dear Egyptian brothers and sisters, young and old, women and men, Muslims and Christians, rich and poor… I embrace you warmly and I ask Almighty God to bless you and protect your country from every evil.
Please pray for me! Shukran wa Tahiaì Misr! (Thank you and may Egypt flourish!).

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Pope Francis’ Morning Homily: Proclaim Gospel With Humility

Pope Francis’ Morning Homily: Proclaim Gospel With Humility

At Casa Santa Marta, Francis Criticizes Preachers Seeking ‘Life Insurance Policies’

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Santa Marta

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We are to proclaim the Gospel with humility.

According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis urged this today, April 25, 2017, the Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, his second since the Easter break.

The Pope’s homily focused on the passage from the Gospel of St Mark, which relates the story of the Great Commission. He said “the Gospel is always proclaimed on the journey, never seated, always on the journey.”

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Pope Francis remembers a woman beheaded for being a Christian

Pope Francis remembers a woman beheaded for being a Christian

Published on Apr 24, 2017

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April 24, 2017. He visited the Roman basilica dedicated to the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Pope’s Homily at Mass for Memory of “New Martyrs” of 20th & 21st Centuries

‘How many Christian communities today are the object of persecution! Why? — because of the hatred of the spirit of the world’

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Pope Francis presided over the Liturgy of the Word, in St. Bartholomew’s Basilica on Rome’s Tiber Island, in memory of the “New Martyrs” of the 20th and 21st centuries, with Sant’Egidio Community on the afternoon of Saturday, April 22, 2017.

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Pope Francis in Santa Marta: faith is concrete because God became man

Pope Francis in Santa Marta: faith is concrete because God became man

Published on Apr 24, 2017

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The pope resumed his daily masses in Casa Santa Marta speaking about the importance and concreteness of the faith

Pope’s Morning Homily: Concrete Faith, Not Ideology

At Casa Santa Marta, Francis Laments That Even the Church at Times Has Fallen Into “a Theology of ‘Yes You Can,’ ‘No You Can’t”

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Santa Marta

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Our faith calls for concreteness and rejects ideologies….

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Pope Francis Says Every Married Couple Must Know These 3 Words

 Pope Francis Says Every Married Couple Must Know These 3 Words

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During his papacy, Pope Francis has given practical advice for married couples to avoid struggles in their marriage. Whether in his Encyclical, Amoris Laetitia, or in addresses, the Holy Father has made marriage a key area of teaching.

In one speech, Pope Francis shared three words he says are key to a successful marriage.

“Sometimes they ask me how to make it so that the family always goes forward and overcomes difficulties, I suggest to them to practice three words. These words can help to live married life because in married life there are difficulties,” adding that marriage is something we have to take care of, “because it’s forever.”

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Pope Francis’ Regina Coeli Address: Divine Mercy Sunday – Mercy is the key to the life of faith

Pope Francis’ Regina Coeli Address: Divine Mercy Sunday – Mercy is the key to the life of faith

“This Sunday Invites Us to Take Up Forcefully the Grace that Comes from God’s Mercy”

Angelus 30 August 2015

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VATICAN CITY, APRIL 23, 2017 (Zenit.org).- Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave today before and after praying the midday Regina Coeli with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square.

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Before the Regina Coeli:

Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning!

Every Sunday we remember the Lord Jesus’ Resurrection, but in this season after Easter, this Sunday has an even more illuminating meaning. In the Church’s tradition, this Sunday, the first after Easter, was called “in albis.” What does this mean? The expression intended to recall the rite carried out by all those who received Baptism in the Easter Vigil. Each one of them was given a white garment – “alba” – ”white” — to indicate their new dignity as children of God. This is also done today: newborns are given a small symbolic dress, whereas adults put on a true and proper one, as we saw in the Easter Vigil.  And, in the past, that white garment was worn for a week. until this Sunday, and from this stems the name  in albis deponendis, which means the Sunday in which the white garment is taken off. And thus, the white garment removed, the neophytes began their new life in Christ and in the Church.

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Benedict XVI: ‘Useful Against Atheism and Islamist Radicalism Is a Convincing Conception of the State’

Benedict XVI: ‘Useful Against Atheism and Islamist Radicalism Is a Convincing Conception of the State’

The Pope Emeritus’ Message to a Symposium in His Honor at Warsaw, Sponsored by President Duda and the Polish Bishops. Also a Letter of Pope Francis

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“The confrontation between radically atheist conceptions of the State and the rise of a radically religious State in Islamist Movements, leads our time to an explosive situation, whose consequences we experience every day.” Four years have passed since Benedict XVI’s renunciation of the pontificate, but his clear political as well as theological vision continues to enlighten.

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Pope Francis confirms that he will canonize two Fatima’s visionaries

Pope Francis confirms that he will canonize two Fatima’s visionaries

Published on Apr 20, 2017

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April 20, 2017. Shepherds Francis and Jacinta were beatified by St. John Paul II in 2000.

Pope to Canonize Francisco and Jacinta Marto in Fatima on May 13

During the Ordinary Consistory Held Today in the Vatican, Was Confirmed That Two of the Three Little Shepherds of Fatima Will Be Declared Saints

It’s official: the canonization of two of the little shepherds who witnessed the apparitions of Fatima will be on May 13, 2017, in the Portuguese sanctuary. Pope Francis made the announcement during the public consistory that took place today in the Vatican.

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