Religious Freedom, Life, Conscientious Objection, and Human Trafficking

March 27, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – March 27, 2014 Vatican City, 27 March 2014 (VIS) – This morning Barack H. Obama, president of the United States of America, was received in audience by Pope Francis, after which he met with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States. During the […]

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Pope Francis: Without Work, Human Dignity Is Wounded

March 21, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – March 20, 2014 Vatican City, 20 March 2014 (VIS) – Today Pope Francis again emphasised the primary importance of work and the need for creativity and solidarity to face the economic crisis, receiving in audience the employees and managers of the Italian “Acciaierie di Terni” steelworks, accompanied by the bishop of […]

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Catholic Schools and Universities Must Not Be Isolated and Must Engage In Dialogue with Contemporary Culture

February 13, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – February 13, 2014 Vatican City, 13 February 2014 (VIS) – “Catholic education is one of the most important challenges for the Church, currently committed to new evangelisation in an historical and cultural context that is undergoing constant transformation”, remarked the Holy Father in his address to participants in the plenary session […]

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The Eucharist Inspires Forgiveness and Encounter with Others

February 12, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – February 12, 2014 Vatican City, 12 February 2014 (VIS) – The Eucharist and its relation to our life, as Church and as Christians, was the theme of Pope Francis’ catechesis during this Wednesday’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square. “How do we live the Eucharist … when we go to Mass […]

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The Eucharist: Christian Initiation, Peak of Salvation

February 5, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – February 5, 2014 Vatican City, 5 February 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father’s catechesis in today’s general audience focused on “the Eucharist, heart of Christian initiation and source of the life of the Church”. “The Word and the Bread, during Mass, become one, like in the Last Supper, when all Jesus’ […]

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Trust In the Lord: The Key to Success in Life

January 20, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – January 20, 2014 Vatican City, 20 January 2014 (VIS) – At 4 p.m. on Sunday the Holy Father visited the Roman parish of “Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio”. Upon arrival he greeted the faithful of the parish and children baptized during the last few months, accompanied by their parents, […]

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Mary, Source of Hope and True Joy

January 2, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – January 2, 2014 Vatican City, 1 January 2014 (VIS) – This Wednesday, Solemnity of Holy Mary Mother of God, and Octave of Christmas, the Holy Father presided at the Holy Mass in the Vatican Basilica, concelebrated by Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council “Justice and Peace”; Archbishop […]

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The Birth of Jesus Is Not a Fairytale!

December 23, 2013 by  
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Vatican Information Service – December 20, 2013 Vatican City, 20 December 2013 (VIS) – “There is no play without You” is the slogan adopted by the children of Italian Catholic Action, who met with the Holy Father this morning in the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace. The children exchanged Christmas greetings with the […]

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Francis Denounces the Global Scandal of Hunger

December 10, 2013 by  
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Vatican Information Service – December 10, 2013 Vatican City, 10 December 2013 (VIS) – The Holy Father has recorded a video message for the world campaign against worldwide hunger, launched today by Caritas Internationalis with the theme “One human family, food for all”. Caritas’ campaign began with a “wave of prayer”. Starting on the Pacific […]

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Baptism Is the Starting Point of a Lifelong Path to Conversion

November 13, 2013 by  
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Vatican Information Service – November 13, 2013 Vatican City, 13 November 2013 (VIS) – In the catechesis of this Wednesday’s general audience, the Pope continued his reflection on the articles of the Creed. This time he spoke about the only explicit reference to a Sacrament in the profession of faith: “I believe in one Baptism […]

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