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A homily of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, given last Sunday at Mass for his former students, has been described as having an "extraordinary freshness and spiritual joy".
Below is a translation of the Pope's address during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square.
In October, Pax Christi will buy a full-page ad in the National Catholic Reporter prior to the annual meeting of the U.S. bishops.
VATICAN CITY Poland's ambassador to the Holy See has forcefully condemned the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Polish-born former archbishop and Vatican diplomat, and said Warsaw is considering a fresh request to extradite Jozef Wesolowski to face trial in his homeland.
Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston, Friday, May 27, 2011.
As "Time" reported earlier this month, Pope Francis suggested that married couples focus on having babies instead of treating "four-legged friends" as children.
Vatican City, Aug 27, 2014 / 05:04 am .- During his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on the unity and holiness of the Church, stating that despite the fact we are sinners, we are called to live as a community centered on Christ.
Leave us alone, China tells the Pope: Officials warn Francis not to 'interfere' in atheist country's religion after he said he wanted to visit Chinese officials have warned Pope Francis not to 'interfere' with their country's religion, following a series of overtures from the pontiff to the officially atheist nation.
"He was always a man of deep faith," recalled the Archbishop of Hartford in Connecticut Leonard Blair, a former auxiliary bishop in Detroit.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, his wife and son light candles in Kiev's St. Sofia Cathedral.
Vatican City, Aug 26, 2014 / 12:31 pm .- Participants in the annual Ratzinger "schulerkreis" study group were overjoyed at seeing the retired pontiff in good health, noting that they were deeply moved by his homily on the triumph of God's love.
The global climate campaign 350.org and partners launched a new campaign today urging Pope Francis to divest the Vatican Bank from all investments in the fossil fuel industry and publicly support the growing movement to divest from fossil fuels.
Francis' Personal Envoy, Cardinal Filoni, Discusses Needs Seen on Recent Visit From Aleteia.org Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who have been forced from their homes, according to his personal envoy to the country.
Fact: If the Democratic National Committee decides to hold its 2016 convention in Philadelphia the cost could range anywhere from $50-$75 million dollars.
School is beginning again. . . and I was asked a question to which I am not sure I know the answer.
A letter of condolence was sent on behalf of Pope Francis to the family of American journalist James Foley, who was murdered by militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 07:13 am
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