On day one of his apostolic trip to Turkey today, the Pope called on religious leaders to do what's expected of them. Addressing religious leaders in Ankara this afternoon on this first day of his three-day visit to the primarily Muslim nation of Turkey, the Pope said, "The world expects those who claim to adore ...read more
“The international community has the moral obligation to assist Turkey in taking care of these refugees,” Pope Francis affirmed, addressing Turkish authorities this afternoon during day one of his three-day visit to Turkey. Highlighting how Turkey is “directly affected by this tragic situation” and has “generousl...
Here below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address given to the Turkish authorities this afternoon in Ankara, Turkey: *** Mr President Mr Prime Minister, Distinguished Authorities, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to visit your country so rich in natural beauty and history, and fi...
The Year of Consecrated Life begins Sunday, and the Holy See today announced that Pope Francis is conceding plenary indulgences for the year. With the customary conditions (sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer in keeping with the intentions of the Supreme Pontiff) the indulgences are conceded ...
Quote for November 27th
"Love is the measure of faith"
- Pope Francis, Tweet on Nov. 27th, 2014
“We declare and define Blesseds Giovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da Casoria; Nicola da Longobardi; Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart and …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address prior to the recitation of the Angelus prayer at the conclusion of the Canonization Mass of six new Saints. * * * Dear brothers and …read more
Jesus said to his disciples: "When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him. And …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's homily at the Canonization Mass of SaintsGiovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to participants of the III Congress of Ecclesial Movments and New Communities on Saturday, November 22nd. * * * Dear brothers …read more
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