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Here is a ZENIT transcription and translation of the address Pope Francis gave off-the-cuff this evening during his meeting with youth in Paraguay. It was the last event in his nine-day …read more
Tells Them They Will Have to Go Against the Current, Depend on Jesus Who Gives Strength and Hope
Pope Francis wrapped up his nine-day, three-nation apostolic trip to South America this evening amid the exuberant enthusiasm of hundreds of thousands of Paraguayan young people. The Holy …read more
Final Event of Francis' Apostolic Visit to South America
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Pope Francis had prepared for his meeting with young people this evening in Paraguay. He did not deliver this address and instead spoke briefly …read more
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Francis gave when he met with youngsters and young people gathered in Vittorio Square in Turin on Sunday evening. After the greeting of two leaders, …read more
Do you succeed in having your friendship with Jesus “shine” in your attitudes, in your way of behaving?
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis prepared for his meeting Sunday evening with youth in Turin. He did not deliver his prepared speech, instead speaking off-the-cuff to …read more
Pope Francis is urging young people to live a chaste love, since true love respects the other and refuses to use him or her. The youth of Turin welcomed Pope Francis this evening as he …read more
Pope Sends Personal Message to Group
This report is contributed byMichael J Robinson and John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. -- A youth rally took place Thursdayat which young people from across Scotland stood in …read more
The final event of the Pope’s trip last Saturday to Sarajevo was a meeting with youth. He put aside his prepared text and had an informal question-and-answer session with the young people. …read more
Pope Francis wrapped up an intense one-day trip to Sarajevo by meeting with young people who represented the diversity of the region, and calling them to honesty, not hypocrisy. The Holy …read more
I encourage you not to let yourselves be overcome by the difficulties, but to let the strength that comes from your being human and Christian flourish without fear
Here is a Vatican translation of the text Pope Francis had prepared for his meeting with youth in Sarajevo. He did not give the address, instead having an informal question-and-answer session …read more
Children will receive Confirmation and First Eucharist in 3rd grade
In a move anticipated since his arrival to the Archdiocese of Denver, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila announced on the solemnity of Pentecostthe beginning of the process to restore the sacraments …read more
"Faith leaders and organizations must condemn messages of hate in the name of religion and provide young people with the religious formation that fosters understanding and respect between peoples of different faiths."
Here below is the statement by Archbishop BernarditoAuza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See,tothe United Nationsat the Security Council Open Debate in New York, April 23, …read more
An estimated 40 percent of youths have never read the Bible. This app is trying to change that. To view the video click here URL: …read more
“The canonization of Pope John Paul II gave a new impetus to your work, in the service of the Church and evangelization." Pope Francis made this observation when speaking to the John Paul II …read more
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address to members of the John Paul II Foundation Saturday afternoon in the Vatican: *** Dear Brothers and Sisters, I welcome you, members and friends …read more