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OFM Provincial Says Franciscans Must Return to Ideals of St. Francis of Assisi
Franciscans in the Philippines have affirmed their commitment to sharing and explaining Pope Francis’ encyclical, ‘Laudato Si’ to the faithful. According to CBCP News, Fr. Cielito R. Almazan, O.F.M, Provincial Minister of the Franciscan Province of San Pedro Bautista issued a letter to members of the order expre...read more
Articles from section "Orders and Congregations"
Adoring, walking, and accompanying. These were the three words of advice given by Pope Francis to the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary today at the Vatican. The congregation is …read more
“Jesus wasn’t afraid of sinners, he sought them.”
Here is a translation of the Holy Father’s off-the-cuff address to participants of the General Chapter of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians) today at the …read more
Chose to Spend Final Moments With Missionaries of Charity
Sister Nirmala Joshi, the first successor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, passed away. According to religious news agency Matters India, Sr. Nirmala suffered from kidney failure and other …read more
Meets with Participants of General Chapter at Vatican
"Minority" and "Fraternity" are the two essential elements of the identity of the Order of Friars Minor. This was the central theme of Pope Francis' address today with members of the …read more
"Either you are freely poor and minor, or you will end up being stripped."
Pope Francis received the participants in the General Chapter of the Order of Friars Minor in an audience at the Vatican today. The following is a translation of the Pope’s address to those …read more