Pastoral outreach

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Pope Francis speaks at the Angelus address on Sept. 11, 2022.

Pope Francis: Reach out to a friend who needs to hear that God loves them

Sep 11, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has urged Catholics to imitate the Lord’s dedicated search “for the lost sheep.” Read more

Pope Francis in prayer during the Liturgy of the Passion on Good Friday at St. Peter's Basilica, April 3, 2015.

Doctrine and pastoral care go hand-in-hand, Pope Francis reminds theologians

Sep 4, 2015

By Elise Harris

The Church's teaching and her pastoral ministry are not opposed, Pope Francis said in a video message on Thursday, even... Read more

Thai students at DISAC Workshop.

Rural children, families inspired by Thai diocesan program

Aug 29, 2013

In Thailand, the Diocese of Chanthaburi is reaching out to rural residents through a human development program offering assistance to... Read more