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Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope says

Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope says

| Carol Glatz | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Faced with a climate emergency, the world must act immediately to mitigate global warming and avoid committing “a brutal act of injustice” on the poor and future generations, Pope Francis told a group of energy and oil executives and global investors.

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Be witnesses of love, pope tells charismatic movement

Be witnesses of love, pope tells charismatic movement

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Service, charity and love must be the hallmarks of the charismatic renewal movement, Pope Francis said.

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Holy Spirit ‘brings order to our frenzy,’ pope says

Holy Spirit ‘brings order to our frenzy,’ pope says

| Carol Glatz | June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a world of conflict and division and a culture of insult, people need to live filled with the Holy Spirit, who is the only one capable of bringing harmony and unity to diversity, Pope Francis said.

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Church must learn how to speak to young people, pope says

Church must learn how to speak to young people, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Too often when Catholics try to talk to young people about vocational discernment, “it’s as if we were speaking Esperanto to them, because they don’t understand a thing,” Pope Francis said.

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Pope joins Church leaders in recalling D-Day sacrifices of thousands

Pope joins Church leaders in recalling D-Day sacrifices of thousands

Pope Francis praised Allied troops who took part in critical D-Day landings in France 75 years ago, while also remembering German soldiers who died fighting under Nazi orders.

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Pope says he’s strengthened, encouraged by talks with Benedict XVI

Pope says he’s strengthened, encouraged by talks with Benedict XVI

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said that he continues to visit retired Pope Benedict XVI, 92, who is like a grandfather who continues to encourage him and give him strength.

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USCCB releases pope’s book on devil, spiritual tools to combat evil

USCCB releases pope’s book on devil, spiritual tools to combat evil

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a new book of Pope Francis’ teachings on the history of the devil, “his empty promises and works” and “how we can actively combat him.”

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Pope: Through the Holy Spirit, God’s word can tear down divisive walls

Pope: Through the Holy Spirit, God’s word can tear down divisive walls

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the Holy Spirit speaks to men and women through the word of those who evangelize, it ignites a power strong enough to break down the barriers that divide the human family, Pope Francis said.

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Holy Spirit keeps Christians young at heart, pope says

Holy Spirit keeps Christians young at heart, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Holy Spirit keeps Christians young at heart, supporting them in times of trial and helping them praise God no matter what is going on, Pope Francis said.

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Pope: Sport strengthens friendships, brings out best of body, mind

Pope: Sport strengthens friendships, brings out best of body, mind

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

For young men and women, competitive sports like soccer not only help strengthen their bodies, but also help strengthen their souls in creating last bonds of friendship through teamwork, Pope Francis said.

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All children deserve a home, pope says, encouraging adoption

All children deserve a home, pope says, encouraging adoption

With so many children in the world needing a good home and so many couples unable to have children, there must be a way to make adoption easier and less costly, Pope Francis said.

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Conscientious objection must be respectful, pope tells health care workers

Conscientious objection must be respectful, pope tells health care workers

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

When doctors, nurses and health care workers conscientiously object to a procedure to protect the life and dignity of their patients, they must do so respectfully, Pope Francis said.

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