Pope Francis

Blood stains are seen Dec. 29 on the floor of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Mar Mina in Helwan, Egypt, near Cairo (CNS photo/Amr Abdallah Dalsh, Reuters).
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 02, 2018
Pope Francis also prayed for the victims of the attacks on Sunday.
Pope Francis venerates a figurine of the baby Jesus as he celebrates Mass marking the feast of Mary, Mother of God, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Jan. 1. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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“Let’s not extinguish the hope in their hearts; let's not suffocate their hopes for peace,” the pope said of refugees.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Catholic News ServiceJanuary 01, 2018
The photo shows a young boy, about 10 years old, carrying his dead little brother on his back.
Pope Francis is pictured during vespers on New Year's Eve in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Dec. 31. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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In his homily on New Year’s eve,, the pope said God gave to us a “whole and sound” year, but “we humans in so many ways ruined and hurt it.”
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At Vatican II, the pope said, the church recognized its responsibility to “proclaim the Gospel in a new way.”
Faith Last Take
Blase J. CupichDecember 29, 2017
Medics are useless if the wounded cannot reach them.