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Education should foster freedom, maturity, priest explains

Feb 4, 2014 - 03:03 am .- During a special conference exploring the role of education in the New Evangelization, Fr. Denis Biju Duval noted that education should help grow our potential, which is inhibited by certain cultural trends.

A Christian without the Church is an 'absurd dichotomy,' says Pope

Jan 30, 2014 - 08:38 am .- In his daily Mass, Pope Francis reflected on the intrinsic relationship between the Church and the People of God, emphasizing that we need to be humble and obedient to her teachings in order to be faithful.

Pope Francis: accept the surprises of God

Jan 20, 2014 - 07:15 am .- In his daily homily Pope Francis reflected on the theme of Christian freedom, observing that it comes from our docility and willingness to accept the “newness” and the “surprises of God.”

'Faith can do everything,' reflects Pope

Jan 10, 2014 - 05:06 am .- During his daily Mass Pope Francis spoke on the virtue of faith, stating that all things are possible with this virtue as long as we both confess our Faith, and entrust ourselves to God.

Pope urges faithful to remember 'glorious hope' of Baptism

Jan 8, 2014 - 05:01 am .- In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reflected on the importance of the sacrament of Baptism, highlighting how it is a gift which incorporates us into the body of Christ and impels us to evangelize.

Pope: Final Judgment brings comfort, despite our fears

Dec 11, 2013 - 05:11 am .- In his general audience Pope Francis reflected that the reality of the Final Judgment allows us to trust in God even if we are afraid, emphasizing also that our judgment begins each day through the way we live.

New book aims to re-kindle biblical meditation

Nov 6, 2013 - 09:37 am .- The American Bible Society has released a new study guide on how to pray Lectio Divina with the hope that the manual’s readers will obtain a deeper appreciation for the Word of God.

Pope Francis: Christians are 'called to a party'

Nov 5, 2013 - 10:30 am .- During his daily Mass Pope Francis said that at the essence of Christianity is an invitation to the Lord’s feast, emphasizing that we cannot be passive in front of the Lord’s call.

Pope Francis: No one can be Christian without love of God

Oct 31, 2013 - 10:45 am .- In his daily homily, Pope Francis spoke of the necessity of God’s love in order to be faithful, and encouraged those present to make love the center of their lives.

Former Yahoo executive thrilled to join 'brotherhood' of Church

Oct 31, 2013 - 06:28 am .- The previous head of one of the internet’s leading online search engines travelled to Rome in order to be received into the universal Church, expressing his joy at joining the family of faith.

Pope Francis warns faithful not to be 'rosewater Christians'

Oct 24, 2013 - 08:40 am .- In his daily homily, Pope Francis focused on the fact that we have been “re-created” in Christ, urging those in attendance to take their faith seriously, rather than committing halfway.

Pope: Mary is united to Christ in the 'martyrdom' of her heart

Oct 23, 2013 - 04:09 am .- In his weekly general audience, the Pope continued his catechesis on the Church, reflecting today on the importance of Mary as an example of how to respond to God’s plan with fidelity.

Sinners are closest to the heart of God, Pope reflects

Oct 22, 2013 - 09:34 am .- In his daily Mass homily Pope Francis stressed that Jesus came to save sinners, emphasizing also the importance of knowing God on more than an intellectual level.

New US ambassador to Vatican takes the helm in Rome

Oct 21, 2013 - 10:39 am .- The recently appointed American ambassador to the Holy See presented his credentials to Pope Francis in a meeting earlier this morning, officially marking the beginning of his duties.

Do not reduce the faith to 'moralistic' ideology, Pope warns

Oct 17, 2013 - 09:12 am .- During his daily Mass homily Pope Francis reflected on the dangers of following one's own personal, “moralistic” ideology, stressing the importance of prayer in staying open to God.

Czech Republic is ripe for new evangelization, bishop reflects

Oct 16, 2013 - 09:54 am .- In the aftermath following decades of communism, a Czech bishop reveals that although the number of those who practice their faith in the country has diminished, people are ready to hear the Gospel.

Pope cautions against idolatry which punctures, 'stifles' the faith

Oct 15, 2013 - 09:03 am .- In his daily Mass homily, Pope Francis warned of the presence of idolatry in our lives, urging each person present to look to themselves in order to find the hidden idols which are present in our hearts.

Pope Francis: Christians must guard against slyness of the devil

Oct 11, 2013 - 10:14 am .- In his Oct. 11 daily Mass homily, the Holy Father warned of the discreet presence of the devil, exhorting those gathered to be astute in their spiritual lives.

John Paul II, John XXIII to be canonized Divine Mercy Sunday

Sep 30, 2013 - 03:34 am .- The Vatican has announced that former Popes John Paul II and John XXIII are slated to be canonized this coming spring.

'Know Jesus,' Pope urges during daily homily

Sep 26, 2013 - 09:36 am .- In his daily homily Pope Francis stressed the importance of having a personal encounter with Jesus, and said that there are three languages needed in order to get to know him.

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