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Pope Francis prays for victims of Sierra Leone mudslide

Pope Francis prays for victims of Sierra Leone mudslide

2017-08-16 12:59:56

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has expressed his “closeness” to those who have loved ones in the tragic mudslide that struck Sierra Leone. A telegram signed by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin says the Holy Father is praying for all those wh...

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Pope Francis prays Angelus for Solemnity of the Assumption

Pope Francis prays Angelus for Solemnity of the Assumption

2017-08-15 14:04:32

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis reflected on the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Angelus on Tuesday.The feast of the Assumption, also known as Ferragosto, is an important religious and civil holiday in Italy, and thousands of faithful were...

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Msgr. Paul Tschang In-Nam, the First Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar

Msgr. Paul Tschang In-Nam, the First Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar

2017-08-14 14:10:49

The Holy Father on Saturday  appointed  His Excellency Monsignor Paul Tschang In-Nam, Archbishop of Amanzia, Apostolic Nuncio in Thailand and Cambodia and Apostolic Delegate in Myanmar and Laos, the Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar.  This comes into effe...

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Angelus: Listen to the Lord not horoscopes or fortune tellers

Angelus: Listen to the Lord not horoscopes or fortune tellers

2017-08-13 13:07:29

(Vatican Radio)"When you do not cling to the word of the Lord, but have more security in consulting horoscopes and fortune tellers you become submerged”. Those were Pope Francis’ words during his Angelus address on Sunday in St Peter’s Square. He wa...

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Centenary of Romero's birth celebrated in Southwark

Centenary of Romero's birth celebrated in Southwark

2017-08-11 16:05:37

(Vatican Radio) August 15th 2017 marks the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero, the archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated for speaking out on behalf of the poor and oppressed during his country’s military dictatorship. There are...

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Pope at Audience: ‘Divine mercy is foundation of Christian hope’

Pope at Audience: ‘Divine mercy is foundation of Christian hope’

2017-08-09 14:08:31

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Christian hope with pilgrims gathered in the Paul VI Hall for the Wednesday General Audience, saying that God’s mercy as embodied by Jesus both transforms us and renews our hope.Listen to Dev...

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