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Pope to Mission Societies: “Be creative and tenacious”

Pope Francis receives in audience the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) gathered, in Sacrofano, near Rome, for their Annual General Assembly, and encourages them to be creative and tenacious in the face of difficulties, recalling the example of martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for their faith.

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The Holy Father appoints the Superior General as a member of the Dicastery for Evangelization

In a letter signed by His Eminence Luis Cardinal Tagle, the Holy Father appoints Rev. Fr. Luis Ignacio ROIS ALONSO, OMI, Superior General of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, as a member of the Dicastery for Evangelization – Section for the First Evangelization and the New Particular Churches.

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Pope: Pray Rosary for Our Lady’s intercession in wars lashing our world

Pope Francis urges the faithful to pray the Rosary, especially during the month of May, as he entrusts to the Blessed Virgin Mary the cause of peace for the wars in the Holy Land, Ukraine, and Myanmar.

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations

On the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, Pope Francis delivers his message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This year, on 21 April 2024, he invites us all to reflect on the theme: “Called to sow seeds of hope and to build peace.”

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Easter Vigil: “Who will roll away the stone from the tomb?”

Pope Francis presided over the traditional Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter in Saint Peter’s Basilica on Saturday evening.

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Pope Francis: Dear priests, may the Lord console you, strengthen you and reward you

On Holy Thursday morning, in the Basilica of St. Peter, Pope Francis presided over, in the solemn Chrism Mass, where the holy oils were blessed and about 1,500 priests concelebrated. Before the Pope, all concelebrants renewed their priestly promises.

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Pope at opening Mass for Synod: “Let us walk with the Holy Spirit”

Pope Francis presides at the Holy Mass in St Peter’s Square for the Opening of the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, and invites the faithful to walk with the Holy Spirit, “in trust and with joy”.

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Pope Francis: “Without prayer there will be no Synod”

On October 4, the Synod on “Synodality” will begin in Vatican City. In preparation for this event, the Secretary General of the Synod, Cardinal Mario Grech, extends a heartfelt invitation and reminds the faithful that the synod “is above all, a spiritual event.”

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Mission month: “Hearts on Fire, Feet on the Move”

On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Pope Francis released a message for World Mission Day 2023, calling on Christians to bring the Gospel to a broken world.

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Pope at Angelus: Fraternal correction an expression of great love

Pope Francis reflects on the importance of offering fraternal correction when someone has wronged us, and recalls Jesus’ invitation to speak privately rather than spreading gossip.

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For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, and Mission

VATICAN: Documents for the Church’s forthcoming Synod on Synodality were issued by General Secretariat for the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican on September 7, 2021.

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Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 2021 World Day of Vocations

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 2021 World Day of Vocations.

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