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Holy Spirit - Latest News
Jun 19, 2019 - 03:15 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that the Holy Spirit unites and grows the Church despite human limitations, sins and scandal.
Jun 16, 2019 - 06:09 am .- Hope, which is more than mere optimism, gives one a deep-rooted confidence in the love and care of God, no matter what has happened, Pope Francis said Sunday.
Jun 9, 2019 - 08:27 am .- As several thousand Catholics belonging to the charismatic renewal gathered in Rome this Pentecost weekend, the Vatican officially launched a new international service to aid the ministry in its commitment to communion and service.
Jun 9, 2019 - 03:29 am .- Without the gifts of the Holy Spirit, Christians lack that which animates them and gives them internal life and harmony, Pope Francis said on Pentecost.  
Jun 8, 2019 - 11:01 am .- Pope Francis said Saturday he wants people to recognize the Church as their home and a place where they are always welcome.
May 29, 2019 - 04:16 am .- The Holy Spirit is what gives power, life, and dynamism to evangelization, not good rhetorical skills, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
May 26, 2019 - 05:02 am .- Pope Francis said Sunday that the Church cannot remain static because the Holy Spirit guides her along the paths of history.
May 23, 2019 - 11:05 am .- Pope Francis Thursday condemned an exaggerated focus on plans and agendas which do not leave room for the spontaneous work of the Holy Spirit.
Apr 9, 2019 - 10:37 am .- Hoping to curb incidents of after-Mass road rage, a Catholic church in San Diego has posted signs throughout the parking lot reminding parishioners of the graces they have received during Mass.
May 30, 2018 - 03:43 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that confirmation is the sacrament in which Catholics are marked with a seal that solidifies their belonging to Christ through the Holy Spirit, who he said is God's invisible gift to each person who receives the sacrament.
May 27, 2018 - 05:04 am .- Pope Francis marked the feast of the Holy Trinity stressing the personal love and interest God has in each one of his children, saying the Lord is not ever far away, but is an attentive and loving Father to all.
May 20, 2018 - 07:58 am .- Though people may promise to change things, it is the third person of the Holy Trinity that creates real change through the reinvigoration and renewal of hearts, Pope Francis said on Pentecost Sunday.
Jun 4, 2017 - 11:04 am .- On Saturday, during a prayer vigil with the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, Pope Francis said that the grace of the Holy Spirit is for everyone.
Jun 4, 2017 - 05:54 am .- On Pentecost Sunday, Pope Francis said that division doesn’t come from the Holy Spirit, who forms the universal Church with both unity and diversity – and we must pray to resist the temptation to encourage division.
May 31, 2017 - 05:54 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit has the power to fill us with the hope of Christ, in turn making us Christians vessels that bring hope to others, rather than bitterness or desperation.
May 21, 2017 - 11:20 am .- During a visit to a Roman parish Sunday, Pope Francis repeated his frequent condemnation of gossip, telling the congregation instead to always treat others with gentleness and respect, as the Holy Spirit does.
Aug 14, 2016 - 03:37 am .- The Church does not need “cold or lukewarm Christians” who are held back by fear, Pope Francis said Sunday; it needs Christians who are on fire with the Holy Spirit and committed to proclaiming the Gospel, even if it costs them their lives.
May 15, 2016 - 04:35 am .- On the solemnity of Pentecost Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit, rather than giving a new message, brings Jesus’ timeless teachings to life and helps us to both understand and live it throughout our lives.
May 15, 2016 - 02:51 am .- Although sin separates us from God, Pope Francis stressed on the feast of Pentecost that we haven’t been left as orphans, but that thanks to Jesus Christ and the gift of the Holy Spirit, we can reconcile with the Lord and continue to live as his children.
May 1, 2016 - 07:36 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday decried the resurgence of violence in Syria in recent days, especially in Aleppo, and renewed the call to bring about peace through dialogue.