Tag: urbi et orbi

Advocates seek debt relief so poor nations can better respond to pandemic

Advocates seek debt relief so poor nations can better respond to pandemic

| Dennis Sadowski | May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Advocates for debt relief for the world’s poorest countries are calling on international policymakers to cancel debt payments and expand debt relief for developing nations to bolster health care and protect vulnerable people and workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19 is not God’s judgment, but a call to live differently, pope says

COVID-19 is not God’s judgment, but a call to live differently, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic is not God’s judgment on humanity, but God’s call on people to judge what is most important to them and resolve to act accordingly from now on, Pope Francis said.

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Archbishop: Join Pope Francis March 27 for extraordinary blessing

Archbishop: Join Pope Francis March 27 for extraordinary blessing

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda is encouraging local Catholics to join others worldwide in praying with Pope Francis at noon on Friday, March 27, when the pope will extend an extraordinary “urbi et orbi” blessing.

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Pope announces extraordinary ‘urbi et orbi’ blessing March 27

Pope announces extraordinary ‘urbi et orbi’ blessing March 27

| Cindy Wooden | March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time March 27.

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Pope saddened by church attack in Burkina Faso, Vatican spokesman says

Pope saddened by church attack in Burkina Faso, Vatican spokesman says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis expressed his closeness to and prayers for the victims of a shooting at a Catholic Church in Burkina Faso, which claimed the lives of six people.

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Only risen Christ can bring peace to world at war, pope says at Easter

Only risen Christ can bring peace to world at war, pope says at Easter

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the machine of warfare continues to churn out more dangerous weaponry, only the power and joy of Christ’s resurrection can fill hearts with comfort and peace, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.

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In Christmas message, pope prays for peace, brotherhood

In Christmas message, pope prays for peace, brotherhood

| Cindy Wooden | December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delivering his formal Christmas message and blessing, Pope Francis prayed for a world where all people would recognize that they are brothers and sisters and would work for justice and for peace.

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Easter shows the power of love, which renews the world, pope says

Easter shows the power of love, which renews the world, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Easter makes it clear that in the life of Jesus, but also in the lives of modern men and women, “death, solitude and fear” do not have the last word, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.

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EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday
Urbi et Orbi: Message and Blessing
Easter Sunday Mass
Pope John Paul II Canonization Celebration and Vigil

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At Easter, pope calls Christians to be channels of mercy, justice and peace

At Easter, pope calls Christians to be channels of mercy, justice and peace

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said he would like to bring the good news of Christ’s resurrection to each person on earth, “to every house and every family, especially where suffering is greatest: in hospitals, in prisons.”

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