ROME, 2018/09/03

ROME, 2018/09/03
Sudanese bishops present Pope Francis with painting of St. Josephine Bakhita
September 3, 2018. The bishops are in Rome for their ad limina visit with the Holy Father.

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Pope Francis at Santa Marta: Respond to people only seeking destruction with silence
September 3, 2018. The pope urged Christians to be humble when facing opposition.

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Classic Vespa motorcycle given to pope as a gift
September 3, 2018. The model is a donation for apostolic lismosnery.

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Pope appeals to international community for Syria
September 3, 2018. A person who lives in vanity, avarice and pride, yet makes himself seen as religious and condemns others, is a hypocrite.

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ROME, 2018/09/02

ROME, 2018/09/02
Exhibition on Tiber River banks explains how Rome has changed through time
September 2, 2018. The owner of a restaurant wants tourists to get to know the city better.Read more
Austrian diocese presents Pope Francis with gift bearing important reminder
September 2, 2018. The Diocese of Graz-Seckau is in Rome celebrating its 800th anniversary.Read more
LIVE: Pope Francis prays the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square
September 2, 2018. It begins in St. Peter’s Square at 12 p.m., local time.Read more

ROME, 2018/08/31

ROME, 2018/08/31
Pope Francis on obedience to the pope: these are times of relativism that undermine faith and Christian fidelity
August 31, 2018. He met with the Oblates of St. Joseph and asked them to cultivate obedience to the Pontiff as their founder did.

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Vatican calls on every Christian to become involved in protecting the environment
August 31, 2018. Saturday is the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. This year it is dedicated to water.

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High Hopes: the touching choir of homeless people who sang for Pope Francis
August 31, 2018. They performed Kodaline’s “High hopes” at the Croke Stadium in Dublin.

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Four good proposals of Pope Francis for families during trip to Ireland
August 31, 2018. In addition to trying to heal the wounds caused by the abuses in Ireland, he had important messages about the family.

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ROME, 2018/08/30

ROME, 2018/08/30
The roof of Rome’s church collapses. Five tourists who visited it left unharmed
A policeman passing through the area witnessed the collapse and was the first one to enter to see if there were any casualties.

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World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation this Saturday join Catholics and Orthodox
August 30, 2018. The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation will take place again this year on September 1st.

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Author to LGBT community: Church is only place for you
August 30, 2018. In his new book, Daniel Mattson says true happiness is found through chastity.

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ROME, 2018/08/29

ROME, 2018/08/29
Rohingya and UN report: Myanmar Military figures must be investigated for genocide
August 29, 2018. Offenses committed include murder, rape, torture, sexual slavery, persecution and enslavement.

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Pope Francis calls for renewal of Church in Ireland
August 29, 2018. He summed up his trip to Ireland: the World Meeting of Families and his plea for forgiveness for the abuses.

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General Audience after Ireland trip: The pope on World Meeting of Families and Sexual Abuse
August 29, 2018. Pope Francis talks about his trip to the Ninth World Meeting of Families in Ireland.

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LIVE: Pope at the General Audience
August 29, 2018. The Audience begins at 9:30 a.m., Rome local time.

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ROME, 2018/08/27

ROME, 2018/08/27
KEYS: Everything about letter containing accusations against Pope Francis
August 27, 2018. The author is a former Vatican high official with a long career full of disruption.

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Best images from Pope Francis’ trip to Ireland
August 27, 2018. The Holy Father spent less than 48 hours in the country to conclude the 9th World Meeting of Families.

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Pope Francis on letter accusing him of covering up abuses: Read it and draw your own conclusions
August 27, 2018. The former US Nuncio accuses Pope Francis of covering up former Cardinal McCarrick’s abuse and requests he resigns.

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ROME, 2018/08/26

ROME, 2018/08/26
Pope Francis bids farewell to Ireland
August 26, 2018. The less-than-two-day visit was one in which the pope asked victims of sexual abuse for forgiveness.

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LIVE: Pope Francis bids farewell to Dublin
August 26, 2018. The farewell ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., local Dublin time.

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Pope Francis at final Mass of WMOF: Forgiveness for abuses and for members of hierarchy who were silent
August 26, 2018. He also asked for forgiveness for not having sought justice and truth through concrete actions.

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Next World Meeting of Families to be held in…
August 26, 2018. John Paul II instituted these world encounters. The first was celebrated in Rome in 1994.

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Pope Francis makes strong petition for forgiveness to Irish victims of abuse of conscience, power and sex
August 26, 2018. At the beginning of the closing Mass at the WMF, the pope asked for forgiveness.

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LIVE: Pope Francis concludes World Meeting of Families with Mass at Phoenix Park
August 26, 2018. The Mass begins at 2:30 p.m., local Dublin time.

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Pope Francis in Angelus at Knock on sexual abuse: I beg Lord’s forgiveness for these sins and betrayal
August 26, 2018. The pope had previously met with victims of sexual abuse in Dublin on Saturday evening.

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LIVE: Pope Francis prays Angelus at Knock Shrine
August 26, 2018. The encounter begins at 9:45 a.m., local Dublin time.

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ROME, 2018/08/25

ROME, 2018/08/25
LIVE: Pope Francis participates in Festival of Families at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin
August 25, 2018. The encounter begins at 7:30 p.m., local Dublin time.

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Pope Francis visits brothers, homeless at Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin
August 25, 2018. “You have the grace of contemplating the wounds of people in need,” the pope told them.

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Pope Francis with families in Dublin Cathedral: If love is not made to grow with more love, it does not last long
August 25, 2018. “Marriage is a risk worth taking,” he told them.

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LIVE: Pope Francis visits reception center for homeless families
August 25, 2018. The encounter begins at 4:30 p.m., local Dublin time.

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LIVE: Pope Francis visits St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral
August 25, 2018. The encounter begins at 4:30 p.m., local Rome time.

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Pope Francis on abuse in Ireland: We will eliminate this scourge in the Church at whatever cost of morality or suffering
August 25, 2018. During an encounter with Irish officials, the pope urged them not to forget the country’s Christian roots.

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Pope Francis in Ireland: “I have a beautiful memory of Ireland because I spent three months here learning English”
August 25, 2018. The pope spoke with the Irish president in the presidential residence, where he also planted a tree and greeted refugees.

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LIVE: Pope Francis meets with Irish officials at Dublin Castle
August 25, 2018. The encounter begins at 12:10 p.m., local Dublin time.

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Pope arrives in Ireland!
August 25, 2018. It will be an intense, 33-hour visit: the pope will meet with abuse victims and participate in the World Meeting of Families.

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LIVE: Pope Francis welcomed at Irish presidential residence
August 25, 2018. The encounter begins at 12:15 a.m., local Rome time.

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LIVE: Pope Francis arrives at Dublin International Airport
August 25, 2018. The pope is scheduled to land at 11:30 a.m., local Rome time.

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ROME, 2018/08/23

ROME, 2018/08/23
WMOF launches creative cartoon with funny tips on living family life
August 23, 2018. It explains how to forgive, be patient, and deal with the digital age.

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Keys: How should Catholics consider mystical experiences of saints and apparitions?
August 23, 2018. Are they obligatory to accept?

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The App that helps follow World Meeting of Families and Papal visit in Dublin
August 23, 2018. WMOF App provides overview of the events for congress on family and Pope Francis visit in Dublin.

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ROME, 2018/08/22

ROME, 2018/08/22
Pope Francis meets with international Christian legislators
August 22, 2018. The pope warned the elected officials of religious radicalism and secular relativism.

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Pope Francis video message to Ireland: Family has an essential place in society
August 22, 2018. He hopes that his visit will be a sign of reconciliation for all Irish people.

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Pope Francis: Nobody can despise himself and think badly of his own existence
August 22, 2018. In the General Audience he explained the consequences of the Second Commandment.

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General Audience: The pope explains Second Commandment
August 22, 2018. “It reminds us that we must live our life in real communion with God, without hypocrisy, like the saints.” explained Pope Francis.

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LIVE: Pope at the General Audience
August 22, 2018. The Audience begins at 9:30 a.m., Rome local time.

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