Tag: Mozambique

Nitty-gritty ministry: Pope in Africa applies Gospel to real life

Nitty-gritty ministry: Pope in Africa applies Gospel to real life

| September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

While Pope Francis’ comments on U.S. criticism of his papacy drew the biggest headlines during his visit to Africa, the Masses he celebrated in Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius drew the biggest crowds.

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Africa trip planted new seeds of hope, pope says at audience

Africa trip planted new seeds of hope, pope says at audience

| Carol Glatz | September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Having gone to Africa as a pilgrim of peace and hope, Pope Francis said he hoped the seeds planted there by his visit would bear abundant fruit for everyone.

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Ideological fixation, not ‘loyal criticism,’ feeds possibility of schism, pope says

Ideological fixation, not ‘loyal criticism,’ feeds possibility of schism, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told reporters he hoped and prayed the Catholic Church would not experience a new schism, but human freedom means people always have had and will have the “schism option.”

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Pope leaves Mozambique urging reconciliation, care for one another

Pope leaves Mozambique urging reconciliation, care for one another

| Cindy Wooden | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Jesus told his disciples to love one another and pray for their enemies, he meant it — even disciples in a nation like Mozambique, where political tensions have led to violence, war and death, Pope Francis said.

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Pope in Mozambique talks peace, politics and young people’s dreams

Pope in Mozambique talks peace, politics and young people’s dreams

| Cindy Wooden | September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

With a courtesy and solemnity seldom seen at a gathering of opposing political leaders, Mozambican politicians came together a month before their general election to welcome Pope Francis and pledge to work for peace and the common good.

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Pope to Mozambique Church workers: Move forward, don’t be afraid

Pope to Mozambique Church workers: Move forward, don’t be afraid

| Cindy Wooden | September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church’s ministers — including catechists and bishops — are called to be realistic, to treasure the Christian identity and to never be afraid to move forward and try new ways to bring the Gospel to life, Pope Francis said.

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President, dancers, crowds welcome Pope Francis to Mozambique

President, dancers, crowds welcome Pope Francis to Mozambique

| Cindy Wooden | September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Greeted with full military honors, traditional dances and huge crowds lining the streets, Pope Francis arrived in Mozambique Sept. 4 at the start of a weeklong trip to Africa.

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Pope tells French reporter he’s honored by attacks on his ministry

Pope tells French reporter he’s honored by attacks on his ministry

| Cindy Wooden | September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told a reporter that it is “an honor when Americans attack me.”

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Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A sister from Texas who was publicly thanked by Pope Francis in 2015 for her immigration work will appear on a panel discussing immigration April 9 at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie.

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Pope to visit Africa in September, Vatican announces

Pope to visit Africa in September, Vatican announces

| Carol Glatz | March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis will visit the eastern African nation of Mozambique and the island nations of Madagascar and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean Sept. 4-10.

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Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The president of Mozambique announced that Pope Francis plans to visit the country next year.

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Most organ trafficking in Mozambique due to witchcraft, nun says

Most organ trafficking in Mozambique due to witchcraft, nun says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mozambique is plagued by trafficking in human organs and witchcraft is to blame, said a religious sister working in the country.

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