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Francis, the comic strip

For more Francis cartoons, click here. (Click the image to enlarge.) Editor’s note: We can send you a biweekly email alert with content from The Francis Chronicles. Follow the directions on our email alert sign up page. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“dfp-ad-content_2”); }); Advertisement Advertisement Source link

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All of life should be journey toward God, pope says at memorial Mass

Vatican City 20191104T1052-31609-CNS-POPE-MASS-MEMORIAL.jpg Pope Francis celebrates Mass in memory of cardinals and bishops who died in the past year. The Mass was Nov. 4, 2019, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (CNS/Vatican Media) Jesus invites everyone to always go to him, which, Pope Francis said, also means no longer making life revolve around oneself. “What direction is my journey ...

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Celebrating Mass in catacombs, pope recalls all persecuted Christians

Rome 20191104T0538-722-CNS-POPE-MASS-CATACOMBS.jpg Pope Francis walks through the Catacombs of Priscilla where he celebrated Mass in Rome Nov. 2, 2019, the feast of All Souls. (CNS/Vatican Media) In what he said was his first visit to the catacombs, Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the feast of All Souls with special words of remembrance for Catholics who still today must worship in ...

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No plaster saints: God gives grace to live holy lives, pope says

Vatican City 20191101T0756-710-CNS-POPE-ANGELUS-SAINTS.jpg Pope Francis gestures as he leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Nov. 1, 2019, the feast of All Saints. (CNS/Paul Haring) The saints were flesh-and-blood people whose lives included real struggles and joys, and whose holiness reminds all the baptized that they, too, are called to be ...

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Pope's quotes: Edges of society

A quote from Pope Francis: “But in this moment I am also thinking about those many children and the youth who live at the edges of society. Everybody is aware of the enthusiasm with which children will play with a rugged old deflated ball in the suburbs of some great cities or the streets of small towns. I wish to ...

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In war, human dignity must be protected, pope tells military chaplains

Vatican City 20191031T1029-31589-CNS-POPE-MILITARY-CHAPLAINS.jpg Military chaplains are called to educate the consciences of members of the armed forces so that even in war, the opposing side is not viewed merely as “an enemy to be destroyed,” Pope Francis said. Meeting with participants of a course on international humanitarian law for military chaplains Oct. 31, the pope said the intrinsic dignity of ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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Holy Spirit guides church efforts to evangelize, pope says at audience

Vatican City 20191030T0819-31507-CNS-POPE-AUDIENCE-OPEN-SPIRIT.jpg Pope Francis poses for a photo with Bishop Paul Mason of the Military Ordinariate of Great Britain and Bishop Santiago Olivera of the Military Ordinariate in Argentina, as they hold statues during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 30, 2019. The two bishops exchanged a replica of the statue of Our Lady ...

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Like water, Christians becomes stagnant if not moving, pope says

Vatican City 20191029T0920-31457-CNS-POPE-MASS-HOPE.jpg Pope Francis celebrates morning Mass in the chapel of his residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae, at the Vatican Oct. 29, 2019. (CNS/Vatican Media) Christians can become stagnant if they do not have the crashing waves of hope moving in their lives, Pope Francis said. “Hope is this living in tension, always; knowing that we cannot make a ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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