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Let’s be guided by Mary’s Immaculate Heart, Pope says in Fatima

Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2017 / 11:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his first day in Fatima, Pope Francis led pilgrims in prayer, asking that the Immaculate Heart of Mary would watch over the joys and sorrows of all mankind as they make their earthly pilgrimage. “In the […]

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After Krakow, Mary at heart of next World Youth Day gathering

Vatican City, Nov 22, 2016 / 07:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday the Vatican announced the themes for the next three World Youth Day encounters, which are focused on Mary and form the basis of a spiritual journey culminating in the next global encounter in Panama in […]

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This little girl only has half a heart, but she’s full of joy for Pope Francis

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 18, 2016 / 02:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Sabrina Puig is eight years old. Due to a rare condition, she only has half a heart. But when Pope Francis passed by, she ran to him. Sabrina and her mother, Karla Robles, were behind the […]

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Pope Francis: I leave with a heart full of gratitude and hope

Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 27, 2015 / 04:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As he concluded his historic visit to the United States, Pope Francis thanked organizers and volunteers, saying that he concludes his trip with appreciation and hope.    “Your care for me and your generous welcome are a […]

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Priestly tiredness is like incense rising to the heart of God, Pope says

Rome, Italy, Apr 2, 2015 / 04:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily for Holy Thursday’s Chrism Mass Pope Francis talked about different ways priests can get tired, and emphasized this is not a bad thing but rather a sign they are giving their lives for their […]

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Let Jesus cleanse your heart, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Mar 8, 2015 / 10:28 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis drew a penitential lesson from Jesus’ Cleansing of the Temple, encouraging Christians to allow Jesus to drive out  “all the behaviors that are against God, against our neighbor, and against ourselves.” “Does the Lord feel […]

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Chinese Bible association gathers to make Scripture the heart of Church’s life

Taipei, Taiwan, Feb 26, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The United Chinese Catholic Biblical Association held its tenth World Chinese Biblical Congress last month in Taiwan, drawing participants from 18 countries to reflect on Scripture and its place in the new evangelization. “The congress was a […]

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Beyond the digital, into the heart: a Vatican take on communication

Vatican City, Jan 29, 2015 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's top communications official said that true interaction requires more than just phones and internet – and that dialogue is an interpersonal encounter we learn even from our mother's womb. “The first way of communication, the […]

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Reconciliation at heart of expectations for papal visit to Sri Lanka

Rome, Italy, Jan 9, 2015 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Falling just five years after the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, Pope Francis’ visit to the country is seen as a sign of reconciliation, a message expected to be shown through his gestures more than his […]

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Mercy and compassion at heart of papal visit to the Philippines

Manila, Philippines, Jan 7, 2015 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- “Mercy and compassion” will be the theme of Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines, where devastation from Typhoon Haiyan is still being felt more than a year later, along with the earthquake that hit the region of […]

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