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Pope at General Audience: ‘Commandments are path to freedom’

In his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis says the Commandments establish a dialogue between us and God, and set us on the path towards freedom. By Devin Watkins Pope Francis began the Wednesday General Audience with a personal greeting to some 200 sick and disabled people gathered in the Paul VI Audience […]

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Reaching out to victims of sexual violence in conflict

June the 19th marks the U.N.’s International Day for the Elimination of Sexual violence in conflict. Experts have described it as “a global epidemic” that is taking place on a worrying scale in many nations around the world. By Susy Hodges “The Plight and Rights of Children Born of War” was the theme for the […]

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Working document for Synod on youth presented

The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ of the Synod of Bishops on young people scheduled for later this year, was released at a press conference in the Vatican on June 19. By Robin Gomes The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ or the working document of the upcoming Synod of Bishops on youth, scheduled from October 3-28 in the Vatican, has three […]

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Pope’s Video: Formation in Spiritual Discernment

That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels. Pope Francis – March 2018 The Church today needs to grow in the ability of spiritual discernment. There are many ways of living life well, using it for serving human and Christian ideals. We were created […]

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Cardinal Sarah: ‘New Marian memorial aid to Christian life’

The newly-instituted Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, will help Christians plant their lives on the Cross, the Eucharist, and the Mother of God, according to Cardinal Robert Sarah.   By Devin Watkins Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, on Saturday […]

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Daily Reflection (Third Week of Lent)

Monday of the Third Week of Lent OPENING INSIGHT Ps 84:3 My soul is longing and yearning for the courts of the Lord. My heart and my flesh cry out to the living God. SCRIPTURE READING Luke 4:24-30 At that time: When Jesus had come to Nazareth, he said to the people in the synagogue, […]

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