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Pope Francis processes into Mass at Quito's Bicentennial Park, July 7, 2015.

Pope: Evangelizing isn't about big talk – it's about joy

Jul 7, 2015

In his second homily while visiting Ecuador, Pope Francis spoke on Tuesday of the importance of fostering unity through evangelization,... Read more

Pope Francis says Mass at the North American College in Rome, May 2, 2015.

Pray that the family synod will deepen the Church's spiritual discernment, Pope asks

Jul 6, 2015

During a Mass said on Monday, the first full day of his visit to Ecuador, Pope Francis called for prayers... Read more

Pope Francis gives the homily at Mass for the Solemnity of All Saints in Rome's Verano cemetery, Nov. 1, 2014.

What did he just say? Pope Francis off-the-cuff in Latin America

Jul 5, 2015

By Alan Holdren

The world is about to see a new side to Pope Francis and, interestingly, it could be the most intimate... Read more

Carmelite Sisters of St. Dominic of Tsachilas with vestments for Pope Francis' visit to Ecuador.

These nuns are making the Pope's vestments for Ecuador

Jun 30, 2015

Within the walls of the convent in Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Ecuador, the Carmelite nuns are busy making liturgical... Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims in Turkey, Istanbul, Nov. 29 2014.

Pope's first South America stop: Ecuador's sanctuary of Divine Mercy

May 8, 2015

By Elise Harris

After arriving to Ecuador for his 10 day trip to South America, Pope Francis' first stop will be Guayaquil's Sanctuary... Read more


Ecuador archdiocese to host prayer day for life and family

Apr 5, 2013

The Family Ministry Office of the Archdiocese of Quito has invited Catholics to take part in a day of prayer... Read more