June 16, 2024
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Pope: The Lordโ€™s judgment will be in favour of the poor

Pope Francis releases his Message for the eighth World Day of the Poor and reminds the faithful that God sees and cares for each one of them, whereas those who seek wealth to the detriment of the most needy are poor in His eyes. By Francesca Merlo โ€œThe prayer of the poor rises up to

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Pope: Priests are not meant to walk alone

Meeting with participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Dicastery for the Clergy, the Pope emphasised formation, vocation, and the importance of the permanent diaconate. By Adriana Masotti Pope Francis met with participants in the Dicastery for the Clergyโ€™s Plenary Assembly in the Vatican on Thursday morning, focusing on three main aspects: the ongoing formation

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Pope: Liturgy is a personal and communal encounter with God

Pope Francis receives liturgists from Spain and encourages them in their sanctifying work to bring God’s closeness to all through the sacred Liturgy. By Deborah Castellano Lubov The sacred liturgy is a personal and communal encounter with God, Pope Francis marveled as he received professors and students of the Athenaeum University of Saint Pacian of

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Pope: My health is better, I have no plans to resign

On the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pope Francis grants an interview to journalist Valentina Alazraki for Mexican broadcaster N+. By Salvatore Cernuzio Not so much a decision, much less a revolution, it is a promise Pope Francis made to the Virgin Mary: โ€œI want to be buried in Santa Maria Maggiore. The place

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Pope: Pray for COP28 and thanks to Laudato Siโ€™ Action Platform

Following the Sunday Angelus catechesis, Pope Francis paid tribute to the two year anniversary Laudato Siโ€™ Action Platform that aims to sensitize and promote care for the environment. And he asked everyone remember in their prayers the forthcoming UN Conference on Climate Change in Dubai. By Vatican News In his greetings to the crowds gathered

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Pope Francis celebrates opening Mass of Synod

Today marked the commencement of the Synod of Bishops, graced by an Opening Mass presided over by Pope Francis. Cardinal Tobin expressed a heartfelt request, urging all to join in prayer for the Synod’s success as a moment filled with the abundant blessings of the Holy Spirit. Furthermore, he emphasized the need for God’s grace

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Breaking: Pope Francis appoints Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi Apostolic Nuncio in Poland

Pope Francis has appointed Archbishopย Antonio Guido Filipazzi, currently Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria as his representative in the central European nation of Poland. The transfer of the Italian Archbishop from the West African nation to Poland was announced Tuesday, August 8, andย publishedย by the Holy See Press Office. Born in October 1963 in the Archdiocese of Milano,

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Pope Francis: ‘Next World Youth Day in Seoul, South Korea’

At the conclusion of the Holy Mass for World Youth Day, Pope Francis expresses his deep gratitude for every person who made โ€œthis grace-filled eventโ€ possible and announces the Asian country as the next WYD site in 2027. By Edoardo Giribaldi Before making the excitedly-awaited announcement that the next World Youth Day will take place

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Prayer Appeal Sent for Missionary Priest, Seminarian Abducted from Nigerian Diocese

By Jude Atemanke Minna, 03 August, 2023 / 9:47 pm (ACI Africa). The Catholic Diocese of Minna in Nigeria has sent out a prayer appeal for the safe release of a Priest and seminarian reportedly abducted from the Diocese on Thursday, August 3. Fr. Paul Sanogo, a member of theย Missionaries of Africaย (M.Afr) and Seminarian Melchior

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8 unique things to know about World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon

After four years of waiting โ€” one year longer than expected due to the pandemic โ€” and fears that the popeโ€™s health issues would force another postponement,ย World Youth Day (WYD) 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal, will finally take place in a few days, from Aug. 1โ€“6, and it promises to be unique in many ways. This

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