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Broken world needs Christian unity, pope tells Christian leaders at WCC
Pope Francis speaks as he attends an ecumenical prayer service at the World Council of Churches' ecumenical center in Geneva June 21. CNS photo/Paul Haring
Pope Francis speaks as he attends an ecumenical prayer service at the World Council of Churches' ecumenical center in Geneva June 21. CNS photo/Paul Haring
GENEVA -- Not only God, but today's broken, divided world is begging for unity among Christians, Pope Francis said on an ecumenical pilgrimage to Geneva. More ...
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Pope: Commandments are God's loving words, not oppressive commands
VATICAN CITY -- The Ten Commandments given by God are meant to protect his children from self-destruction; they are not harsh rules meant to enslave and oppress, Pope Francis said. More ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Most fundamental human right is hope, pope says
VATICAN CITY -- The theory that well-being will automatically flow down to everyone from the riches of the few is "a lie," Pope Francis said. More ...
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Scientists, believers should admit how little they know, Pope says
VATICAN CITY -- Scientists and people of faith always must admit they don't know everything, and they must never be afraid to explore and discover more, Pope Francis told astronomy students and experts. More ...
Friday, June 15, 2018
Migration is about people, not numbers, pope says
VATICAN CITY -- Migrants seeking a better life in other countries must not be viewed with suspicion but rather defended and protected, no matter their status, Pope Francis said. More ...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Biggest danger in life is fear, settling for less, pope says
VATICAN CITY -- The worst enemies in a young person's life aren't the problems they may face, Pope Francis said. More ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Pope: Small acts of kindness, not great speeches, show God's love best
VATICAN CITY -- God shows his love, not with great speeches, but with simple, tender acts of charity, Pope Francis said. More ...
Friday, June 8, 2018
'Forgetful Christians' miss out on encountering Jesus, pope says
VATICAN CITY -- The memory of the saving power of Christ is what gives life flavor and is a source of strength for Christians, Pope Francis said. More ...
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Gossip destroys Holy Spirit's gift of peace, Pope says
Peace is a gift that can easily be destroyed through petty gossip and speaking ill of others, Pope Francis said. More ...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Pope: Seek Christ in 'abandoned tabernacles' of the poor, the lonely
ROME  -- As he did with his disciples at Passover, Jesus asks all Christians to prepare a place for him, not in "exclusive, selective places" but rather in uncomfortable places that are "untouched by love, untouched by hope," Pope Francis said.  More ...
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Missionary work is about sharing God's love, not raising money, pope says
VATICAN CITY  -- The Catholic Church does not have "a product to sell, but a life to communicate: God, his divine life, his merciful love, his holiness," Pope Francis told national directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies. More ...
Friday, June 1, 2018
Holy Spirit offers gifts that should be cherished, pope says
VATICAN CITY  -- Pope Francis asked Catholics to recognize and be thankful for the undeserved gift of the Holy Spirit they received with the sacrament of confirmation. More ...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Pope: Holiness means living with hope, not doing extraordinary things
VATICAN CITY -- A life of holiness isn't defined by having visions or performing extraordinary feats of devotion, but by living with the hope of salvation promised by Christ, Pope Francis said. More ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Marriage proclaims 'love is possible,' pope says
VATICAN CITY -- Marriage is a sacrament not only for the bride and groom, but for the entire Catholic Church, because it proclaims that "love is possible," Pope Francis said. More ...
Monday, May 28, 2018
Cheating workers out of just wages, benefits is mortal sin, pope says
VATICAN CITY -- Loving wealth destroys the soul, and cheating people of their just wages and benefits is a mortal sin, Pope Francis said. More ...
Thursday, May 24, 2018

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