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Pope Francis
Pope Francis reflects on the connection between prayer and the communion of saints in his weekly Wednesday audience.
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Gerard O’Connell
The message of Easter is not a mirage or a magic formula, Pope Francis said. But it does offer hope to a world suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic and many sources of conflict.
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Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis celebrated the Mass commemorating the Last Supper in the private chapel of the demoted Cardinal Angelo Becciu, this Holy Thursday evening.
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Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis said today that he was deeply moved and encouraged at having received more than 100,000 small video messages of thanks and support on the eighth anniversary of his election as pope.
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Pope Francis
The text of Pope Francis’ weekly Wednesday audience, delivered on March 31, 2021, Wednesday of Holy Week.
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Gerard O’Connell
In Palm Sunday services at the Vatican, Pope Francis said that to admire Jesus "is not enough. We have to follow in his footsteps."