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The following is the Vatican-provided text of the Holy Father's message for the 49th World Communications Day. * * * Communicating the Family: A Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love The family is a subject of profound reflection by the Church and of a process involving two Synods: the recent ex...read more
Articles from section "World Days and Feasts"
Here is a Vatican translation of the homily Pope Francis gave this morning at Mass for the feast of the Epiphany in St. Peter's Square. * * * That child, born in Bethlehem of the Virgin Mary, …read more
Pope Francis is inviting the people of Brazil to open their arms in dialogue, just as the Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro has its arms open. The Pope said this in a …read more
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave today before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sister, Good …read more
Pope Francis’ message for the 48th World Day of Peace, "concerns not only the foundation of peace but its concrete realization in inter-personal relations,” said Cardinal Peter Turkson, …read more
Christmas is in the air in Vatican City as an 83 foot fir tree arrived in St. Peter’s Square this morning. The tree was brought in from Passo dell’Abbate, located in the Southern Italian …read more