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Rise in immigration makes us missionaries at home, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2017 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking at a meeting of European bishops on Friday, Pope Francis said that the mass arrival of migrants and refugees may have its challenges, but also gives us the opportunity to be missionaries – even without leaving […]

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Simplicity, humility, divinity – God never makes a scene, Pope says

Vatican City, Mar 9, 2015 / 08:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- If there’s one thing that marks the presence of God, it’s humility rather than making a scene, Pope Francis said Monday. “This is how the Lord acts: He does things simply. He speaks silently to you, to […]

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What makes a good priest? Friendship with Jesus Christ

Denver, Colo., Mar 7, 2015 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, the biggest challenges to priestly formation today can be overcome through divine friendship with Christ and the practice of Christian love. “The priest is to be a man of charity because […]

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‘Our faith makes us stand up again and again,’ Cardinal Tagle tells Pope

Manila, Philippines, Jan 15, 2015 / 10:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Seven cathedrals of Manila have been destroyed, but the eighth remains strong like the Philippines’ people, Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila said in an invigorating speech to Pope Francis Friday. “This cathedral has been razed to the […]

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Papuan bishop makes emergency appeal amid severe food shortage

Alotau, Papua New Guinea, Dec 21, 2014 / 01:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic bishop of Alotau, Papua New Guinea, has launched an appeal during a severe food shortage following a cyclone engulfing the Catholic diocese. The Papua New Guinean islands located in the deep South Pacific […]

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What makes the Church happy? Seeking lost sheep, Pope says

Vatican City, Dec 9, 2014 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Like a shepherd finding lost sheep, the Church is a joyful mother who goes out and seeks her lost children, inviting them to consolation of the tenderness of Jesus, said Pope Francis in his daily homily Tuesday. […]

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Pope: Fighting for the poor doesn’t make me Communist – it makes me Catholic

Vatican City, Oct 29, 2014 / 12:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis spoke out against oppression of the poor due to greed and warned again of the growing presence of a “globalization of indifference” – a warning, he said, which has wrongly type-casted him.   “It is […]

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Pope Francis makes phone call to Israel, Palestine presidents

Pope Francis makes phone call to Israel, Palestine presidents

Vatican City, Jul 18, 2014 / 08:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In wake of the rising death toll in Gaza due to increased tensions between Israel and Palestine, Pope Francis made a personal call to both presidents in order to ask for peace. “Following last Sunday’s heartfelt appeal […]

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