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Pope's quotes: Love truth, live truth

A quote from Pope Francis: “Loving the truth means not only affirming it, but rather living it, bearing witness to it in your work. … The issue is not that of being or not being a believer. The issue here is being or not being honest with yourself and with others. … In life nothing ...

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True charity means focusing on Jesus and the poor, pope says

Vatican City The charity of the Catholic Church must be born from prayer before “the fixed tabernacle and mobile tabernacles” — adoring Jesus in the Eucharist and ministering to him in the poor and needy, Pope Francis said. Opening the general assembly of Caritas Internationalis, the Vatican-based federation of national Catholic charities, Pope Francis celebrated Mass May 23 with some ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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Prayer not possible without Holy Spirit, pope says at audience

Vatican City 20190522T0828-26934-CNS-POPE-AUDIENCE-HOLY-SPIRIT.jpg Pope Francis is pictured while greeting the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 22, 2019. (CNS/Paul Haring) The Holy Spirit gives Christians the courage and the strength needed to engage in a loving dialogue with God that is like the dialogue of a child with his or her father, Pope ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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Pope's quotes: The role of a journalist

A quote from Pope Francis: “The journalist has a role of great importance, and at the same time a great responsibility. In a certain sense you write the ‘first draft of history.’ Times change, and the way of being a journalist changes too. Both print journalism and television are losing relevance compared to the new media of the digital world ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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Jesus is always ready to help free people from evil, pope says

Vatican City 20190515T0742-26837-CNS-POPE-AUDIENCE-PRAYER-EVIL.jpg Pope Francis arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 15, 2019. (CNS/Paul Haring) Christians recognize life’s great paradox that so much evil and temptation exist in the world, but that God is always present, too, ready to help and give people the strength to persevere, Pope Francis said. Each person ...

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Be merciful ministers of Christ, pope tells new priests

Vatican City 20190513T0628-366-CNS-POPE-PRIEST-ORDINATIONS.jpg Candidates for the priesthood lie prostrate during an ordination Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican May 12, 2019. The pope ordained 19 new priests. (CNS/Stefano Spaziani) The priesthood is not a “cultural association or a union,” but a ministry of mercy anchored on Christ’s mission to bring hope to the downtrodden ...

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