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Don’t waste time talking to the devil, pope says at Angelus

Don’t waste time talking to the devil, pope says at Angelus

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

When facing temptation, Christians should follow Jesus’ example by not engaging in fruitless talk with the father of lies, Pope Francis said.

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Lent begins with reminder of all that fades away, pope says

Lent begins with reminder of all that fades away, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Marked with ashes, Christians set off on a Lenten journey where they strive to leave behind everything that will turn to dust and instead focus on drawing closer to God and God’s promise of eternal life, Pope Francis said.

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‘Evil’s days are numbered,’ pope says at audience

‘Evil’s days are numbered,’ pope says at audience

| Cindy Wooden | February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The holiness of God is a power that is constantly expanding and will defeat all evil once and for all, Pope Francis said.

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Pope: Respect, dialogue key for peace between Christians, Muslims

Pope: Respect, dialogue key for peace between Christians, Muslims

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said his recent visit to the United Arab Emirates, while brief, was a new page in relations between Christians and Muslims at a time when conflict and violence threaten the goal of lasting peace.

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True love for God leads to compassionate care for others, pope says

True love for God leads to compassionate care for others, pope says

| Carol Glatz | February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

People cannot feel authentic compassion for others if they do not feel true love for Christ, Pope Francis said.

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Pope looks back 800 years to St. Francis’ dialogue with Muslim sultan

Pope looks back 800 years to St. Francis’ dialogue with Muslim sultan

| Cindy Wooden | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will have St. Francis of Assisi on his mind when he visits Abu Dhabi Feb. 3-5 and Morocco in late March.

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Gift of fidelity in marriage, priesthood is possible, pope says

Gift of fidelity in marriage, priesthood is possible, pope says

| January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Unity and fidelity are indispensable cornerstones of Christian marriage, Pope Francis said.

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Bishops must realize seriousness of abuse crisis, pope says

Bishops must realize seriousness of abuse crisis, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The primary goal of the Vatican’s February summit on clerical sexual abuse and child protection is to help bishops understand the urgency of the crisis, Pope Francis said.

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Pope calls for peace in Venezuela, denounces Philippine church bombing

Pope calls for peace in Venezuela, denounces Philippine church bombing

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis prayed that a peaceful solution may be found in Venezuela as uncertainty and political instability grip the country.

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Pope says it’s ‘grave sin’ to deny God has blessed other Christians

Pope says it’s ‘grave sin’ to deny God has blessed other Christians

| Cindy Wooden | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just as divisions in society grow when wealth is not shared, divisions within Christianity grow when the richness of gifts God has given to one Christian church or community are not recognized and shared, Pope Francis said.

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Lord’s Prayer is reaching out for father’s loving embrace, pope says

Lord’s Prayer is reaching out for father’s loving embrace, pope says

| Carol Glatz | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

To pray well, people need to have the heart of a child — a child who feels safe and loved in a father’s tender embrace, Pope Francis said.

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‘Nationalistic tendencies’ threaten world peace, pope tells diplomats

‘Nationalistic tendencies’ threaten world peace, pope tells diplomats

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

As it did prior to the Second World War, the rise of nationalism in the world poses a threat to peace and constructive dialogue among nations, Pope Francis said.

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