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Pope Francis at Angelus: missionary disciples put Christ first

Pope Francis used his remarks ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on the essential characteristics of Christian missionary discipleship, which he identified as being bound to Our Lord Jesus Christ and being bearers of Him – ambassadors of Christ, as St. Paul says – who put on Christ and bring Him to […]

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Vietnamese court condemns Catholic blogger to 10 years in jail

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 […]

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Unity is more than ‘bland uniformity,’ Pope tells Orthodox

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 […]

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Pentecost Novena Day 4

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. […]

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Pentecost Novena Day 3

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 […]

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Pentecost Novena Day 2

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 […]

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