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Nov 11, 2018 - 05:22 am .- The bells of St. Peter’s Basilica rang out in unison with thousands of other church bells around the world Sunday afternoon as Pope Francis commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I.
Nov 4, 2018 - 05:13 am .- “I pray for the victims, pilgrims killed just because they are Christians, and I ask Holy Mary to console their families and the whole community,” Pope Francis said Nov. 4.
Oct 30, 2018 - 12:53 pm .- Irish voters supported overwhelmingly last week a daily broadcast of the “Angelus Bells” on national broadcasting network RTE.
Oct 28, 2018 - 07:53 am .- “May the The Most High welcome the dead in his peace, comfort their families and support the wounded,” Pope Francis said Oct. 28.
Jul 8, 2018 - 04:24 am .- Pope Francis said Sunday that God always surprises people with the way he works, and because of this, believers should be open to the Lord's way of thinking and acting, rather than expecting him to conform to their aspirations.
Jun 17, 2018 - 03:14 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis compared the action of grace to the growth of seeds planted in a garden, saying God often works in ways that are both unknown and surprising, but which always bring fruit, and because of this it is important to always trust and never lose faith.
Mar 18, 2018 - 06:58 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis said that the crucifix is not just something decorative to hang on the wall or wear, it is an important sign of our beliefs – and should be truly looked at and prayed before as the source of our salvation.
Mar 4, 2018 - 05:03 am .- Like Jesus cast out the merchants from the temple in Jerusalem, we should drive the desire for personal gain and advantage from our hearts, replacing it with love, Pope Francis said Sunday.
Feb 11, 2018 - 05:30 am .- After the Angelus Sunday, with the help of a tablet and two young people, Pope Francis signed up for World Youth Day 2019 in Panama, announcing that registration for the international event has opened.
Jan 7, 2018 - 04:27 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis spoke of the importance of remembering the day of our baptism, which he said is more than just a date on the calendar, but is the moment we receive our Christian identity and are immersed in the grace and forgiveness of God.
Dec 26, 2017 - 07:24 am .- On Tuesday Pope Francis said there is a strong link between the death of St. Stephan, the Church's first martyr, and the birth of Christ, who came to offer message that is often uncomfortable and calls us to convert.
Dec 24, 2017 - 06:23 am .- With Christmas just a day away, Pope Francis said Mary's humble and modest response at the announcement of Jesus' birth reflects what our own attitude should be regarding God's plan for our lives as we prepare for the incarnation.
Dec 17, 2017 - 12:05 pm .- With Christmas just eight days away, Pope Francis said three simple attitudes can help prepare us to welcome Jesus Christ.
Nov 19, 2017 - 05:52 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday cautioned against having a “mistaken” idea of God as harsh and punishing, saying this fear will end up paralyzing us and preventing us from doing good, rather than spreading his love and mercy.
Nov 1, 2017 - 05:54 am .- Pope Francis marked All Saints' Day Wednesday saying the saints are honored not because they were perfect or did everything right, but because they allowed God to touch their lives and fought hard against sin.
Oct 29, 2017 - 07:14 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis reflected on Jesus’ command to love God above all things, and your neighbor as yourself, saying that it is in the Eucharist that we receive the grace to carry this out.
Oct 8, 2017 - 04:39 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis said the new and unique perspective offered by Christianity is an attitude of love, rather than revenge, which God continues to adopt even in the face of our sins and errors.
Sep 24, 2017 - 08:03 am .- No one is “unemployed” when it comes to spreading the message of the Gospel, Pope Francis has said, because each one of us is called to take up the task and to do our own part in God’s plan of salvation.
Aug 6, 2017 - 04:31 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis said the Feast of the Transfiguration is an invitation to put God and others first, adding that the lazy summer months are the perfect time to take a step back and refocus on the essentials.
Jul 30, 2017 - 05:26 am .- On Sunday, Pope Francis said that when we seek out Christ, sacrificing everything in the process, in the end we find a joy that is worth far more than anything we may have lost.