To begin with, I would like to say a big Thank you to everyone who made my World Youth Day experience come true. Our journey began in Taipei; we travelled through Shanghai, Rome, Vienna and finally arrived at Krakow. I'm especially grateful to each and every [...]
Tags: Faith, Jesus Christ, Holy Communion, Taiwan, WYD, Pope Francis
You need interior life and doctrinal formation. Be demanding on yourself! As a Christian man or woman, you have to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world, for you are obliged to give good example with holy shamelessness.
The charity of [...]
Tags: Conversion, Cooperators of Opus Dei, Faith, Holiness, family
Video. (Rome Reports). During the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis focused his entire speech on the parable of the Good Samaritan about a man who was robbed and beaten. Two men passed the dying man on the road and did nothing. In contrast, a third [...]
Tags: Charity, Faith, Generosity, Church, Piety, Dignity, God, Angelus, Pope Francis, mercy
Video. (Rome Reports). During the general audience on Wednesday, the Pope started a new cycle of catechesis on Jesus' miracles.
The first was about the miracle in the wedding at Cana, when he turned water into wine. A gesture with a much deeper meaning than originally [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports).
The same day the Church celebrates the 50th World Day for Social Communications, the Pope recalled the responsibility and the importance of the media in the world today.
"They can build bridges between individuals and within families, social groups and peoples. This is [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). The Synod on the Family officialy came to a close with this Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Hundreds of Bishops in Rome for the Synod, attended the Mass, led by Pope Francis.
In his homily, he thanked the Synod for the three [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). These portraits hanging on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica show the Catholic Church's four newest saints. They were raised to the altars during this emotional ceremony.
They included the first married couple to be canonized in the same ceremony; a Spanish nun [...]
Tags: Canonization, Faith, Marriage, family, Rome, Pope Francis
Video (Rome Reports). After the inaugural Mass of the Synod on the Family, the Pope led the Angelus prayer, where he explained what the bishops will be doing during the weeks of the Synod.
"We will keep our eyes fixed on Jesus to individualize based [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). Before starting off his weekly general audience, Pope Francis made his way through St. Peter's Square, blessing pilgrims along the way. More than 50,000 people attended the audience under gloomy skies that eventually turned sunny.
In light of the current Synod of [...]
Tags: Faith, Marriage, development, family, Pope Francis, Synod on the Family