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Telecom providers have duty to prevent human trafficking, pope says

Telecom providers have duty to prevent human trafficking, pope says

| Carol Glatz | February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis reminded telecommunication firms and service providers of their responsibility to help fight human trafficking.

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‘He was a great,’ Pope Francis says of St. John Paul II

‘He was a great,’ Pope Francis says of St. John Paul II

| Cindy Wooden | February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

St. John Paul II taught the world that truly great faith and holiness dwell in “the normality of a person who lives in profound communion with Christ,” Pope Francis said in a new book.

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Beatitudes are a Christian’s ID card, pope says at audience

Beatitudes are a Christian’s ID card, pope says at audience

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The beatitudes are a path to joy and true happiness mapped out by Jesus for all of humanity, Pope Francis said.

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Love is never indifferent to other’s suffering, pope says

Love is never indifferent to other’s suffering, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Most Christians would agree it is wrong to hate someone, but it is also wrong to be indifferent, which is a camouflaged form of hatred, Pope Francis said.

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Don’t let the devil light ‘fire’ of war in your heart, pope says

Don’t let the devil light ‘fire’ of war in your heart, pope says

| Carol Glatz | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

People cannot call themselves Christians if they sow the seeds of war, Pope Francis said.

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Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats

Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hope is the virtue needed to approach the coming year, especially when the looming threat of war surrounds a humanity scarred by violence, Pope Francis said.

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Pope sets special day to honor, study, share the Bible

Pope sets special day to honor, study, share the Bible

| Carol Glatz | January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The newly established “Sunday of the Word of God” is an invitation to Catholics across the world to deepen their appreciation, love and faithful witness to God and his word, Pope Francis said.

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Worldly spirit blurs lines between good, evil, pope says

Worldly spirit blurs lines between good, evil, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Christians must be on guard against the spirit of worldliness that confuses and blurs the lines between what is good and what is evil, Pope Francis said.

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God is at work in the world, pope says at prayer service closing 2019

God is at work in the world, pope says at prayer service closing 2019

| Cindy Wooden | December 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

God sent his only begotten son into the world, where he continues to dwell in the hearts of men and women, “urging them to believe, to hope despite everything, and to love by working for the good of all,” Pope Francis said.

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Put the phone away and talk to each other, pope urges families

Put the phone away and talk to each other, pope urges families

| Cindy Wooden | December 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis prayed that people all over the world would end 2019 “in peace, peace in their hearts,” and that families would mark New Year’s by “communicating with one another.”

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‘Christendom no longer exists,’ pope says, explaining need to revamp Curia

‘Christendom no longer exists,’ pope says, explaining need to revamp Curia

| Cindy Wooden | December 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The ongoing reform of the Roman Curia is a necessary part of the Catholic Church’s fidelity to its mission to proclaim the Gospel, recognizing that very few countries today can be described as “Christian” and that new ways of evangelizing are necessary, Pope Francis said.

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Set up a Nativity scene, pray there before Christmas, pope suggests

Set up a Nativity scene, pray there before Christmas, pope suggests

| Cindy Wooden | December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Putting up a Nativity scene before Christmas is a reminder to stop and remember what Christmas is really about and to prepare one’s heart like a manger for the coming of Christ, Pope Francis said.

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