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Posted on 02/28/2024 02:40 AM ()
During his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis series on virtues and vices, this week focusing on the sins of envy and vainglory, suggesting there are remedies to each, both of which involve making ourselves less at the center, embracing weakness, and letting God operate in our lives.
Posted on 02/28/2024 02:20 AM ()
At the conclusion of the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis invites the faithful to pray for Burkina Faso and for Haiti, and not to forget the people of Ukraine, of Palestine and Israel, and all those suffering due to war.
Posted on 02/27/2024 19:30 PM (ZENIT – English)
Address of Pope Francis to the members of the Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church
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Posted on 02/27/2024 19:21 PM (ZENIT – English)
Posted on 02/27/2024 19:19 PM (ZENIT – English)
It was ANSA that first reported the Pope's transfer to the hospital. Later, the Holy See Press Office would communicate very briefly: "After the general audience, Pope Francis went to Gemelli Hospital on Tiber Island for some diagnostic tests. Then he returned to the Vatican."
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Posted on 02/27/2024 16:04 PM ()
Closing the award ceremony of the “Economy and Society” International Prize awarded by the Centesimus Annus Foundation, the Cardinal Secretary of State expresses strong concerns over further escalation of the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East, where, he says the only solution is a ceasefire.
Posted on 02/27/2024 10:05 AM ()
US President Joe Biden says he hopes to have a truce in the war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza by next week.
Posted on 02/27/2024 09:55 AM ()
Cardinal Peter Turkson recently made a 4-day visit to the Archdiocese of Douala, where he presided over a mass of priestly ordination. Present at the ordination were the Archbishop of Doula, Samuel Kleda and the Apostolic Nuncio to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, Archbishop José Avelino Bettencourt.
Posted on 02/27/2024 09:00 AM ()
Pope Francis releases his prayer intention for March, asking for prayers for the martyrs of our day, and recalling a story he was told by a widowed Muslim man who recounted the martyrdom of his Christian wife as she defied terrorists.
Posted on 02/27/2024 08:41 AM ()
The coordinator of the "Laudato Si" program of the Philippine Bishops' Conference calls for special marine protection of the "Verde Island Passage" off the coast of Mindoro island in the Philippines, known as the "Amazon of the Oceans" where a massive oil spill took place in early 2023.