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Pope Francis: In the Eucharist we receive the grace to love

Vatican City, Oct 29, 2017 / 07:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis reflected on Jesus’ command to love God above all things, and your neighbor as yourself, saying that it is in the Eucharist that we receive the grace to carry this out. “God, who […]

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Filipinos are in love with the Virgin Mary, and the Baclaran shrine is proof

Parañaque, Philippines, Jul 2, 2016 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A long-venerated icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help turned 150 this year, and many Filipinos’ Marian devotion has never been stronger. “There is one clear reason for the thousands of devotees who flock to Baclaran: the […]

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Pope to policy makers in Ecuador: Love society as your family

Quito, Ecuador, Jul 7, 2015 / 05:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an address at the San Francisco church in Quito, Ecuador Pope Francis told political and social policy makers of the country to look to the family as their model for solidarity and subsidiarity. “In a family, […]

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What does the world need? Mercy and love, Pope tells Christians

Vatican City, May 29, 2015 / 12:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church shouldn’t be afraid of the great changes of the modern world, Pope Francis has said. Rather, the Church should embrace this “happy challenge” with a renewed language of love and mercy. For Pope Francis, […]

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Converted by love, not ideology: An archbishop’s reflection on Dorothy Day

Fort Wayne, Ind., May 20, 2015 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles told scholars at the Dorothy Day Conference at St. Francis University that the social activist was not converted by ideology, but by love. “It was not the […]

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National outpouring of love, prayers for Cardinal George

Chicago, Ill., Apr 17, 2015 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The death of Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago on April 17 was met with an outpouring of prayer, as well as gratitude for the life and service of the prominent Church leader. Archbishop Blase Cupich, who […]

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Prison bars aren’t stronger than God’s love, Pope consoles inmates

Rome, Italy, Mar 21, 2015 / 08:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his one-day trip to Naples, Pope Francis made a stop at the local prison where he reminded inmates that God is rich in mercy and that nothing – even incarceration – can keep them from his […]

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Lukewarm Christians who don’t love are ‘in grave danger,’ Pope warns

Vatican City, Jan 30, 2015 / 11:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily Friday Pope Francis encouraged Christians to remember the first time they felt the love of God, and warned that those who forget this moment risk becoming lukewarm and losing salvation. “Lukewarm Christians: they’re there, […]

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Burma’s Bibles: encouraging love of Scripture among the laity

Yangon, Burma, Jan 29, 2015 / 06:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in Burma is engaged in a series of biblical seminars to aid in catechesis and in drawing the laity to read and appreciate Sacred Scripture, heeding the call of the Second Vatican Council. “Our vision […]

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A love for peripheries, the link between Pope Francis and St John Bosco

Vatican City, Jan 29, 2015 / 12:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Though he is member of the Society of Jesus, Pope Francis shares with the Salesians of St. John Bosco a  love for the peripheries, and this is why he has often visited Salesian structures during his pastoral […]

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