Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat Sunday, calling upon the Moroccan people to “let the culture of mercy grow.” “May the Merciful and Compassionate One – as our Muslim brothers and sisters frequently invoke him – strengthen you and make your works of love ever more fruitful,” Pope Francis said in his homily March 31. Much of the…
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A Vietnamese court has sentenced a prominent Catholic blogger to 10 years in prison for distorting government policies and defaming the Communist regime in Facebook posts and in interviews with foreign media. Mary Magdelene Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, also known as ``Mother Mushroom,'' was sentenced on Thursday at the People's Court of Khanh Hoa province in Nha Trang City, her lawyer Vo An Don said.…
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Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, saying their journey toward full communion is one that ought to respect their unique traditions – rather than a uniformity that would, in the end, make the Church more boring. “Peter and Paul, as disciples and apostles of Jesus Christ, served the Lord in very different ways,” the Pope said June 27. “Yet…
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DAY 4 Different Gifts But The Same Spirit Antiphon: Lord, send us your Spirit and renew the face of the earth. Act of Adoration I believe, my God, that I am in your presence; that you are looking at me and listening to my prayers. You are so great and so holy: I adore you. You have given me everything: I thank you. I have…
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Day 3 The Spirit Of Truth Who Guides Us Antiphon: Lord, send us your Spirit and renew the face of the earth. Act of Adoration I believe, my God, that I am in your presence; that you are looking at me and listening to my prayers. You are so great and so holy: I adore you. You have given me everything: I thank you. I…
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Day 2 The Holy Spirit Who Dwells Within Us Antiphon: Lord, send us your Spirit and renew the face of the earth. Act of Adoration I believe, my God, that I am in your presence; that you are looking at me and listening to my prayers. You are so great and so holy: I adore you. You have given me everything: I thank you. I…
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