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by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Feb 3, 2021 / 04:10 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said on Wednesday that it is essential for Christians to participate in the liturgy and the sacraments to encounter the Real Presence of Jesus. “Every time we celebrate a baptism, or consecrate the bread and

Vatican City, Nov 11, 2020 / 03:50 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis acknowledged the publication of the McCarrick Report at the general audience Wednesday. In brief remarks at the end of the audience Nov. 11, the pope noted that the report on disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was published Tuesday.

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 28, 2020 / 05:07 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Wednesday that he asks for St. John Paul II’s intercession for all hearts to be inspired with a respect for life and prays for strength for those who welcome life with heroic love. “Through

Vatican City, Sep 30, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis called Wednesday for a new economic model to help rebuild the world after the coronavirus pandemic. In his general audience address in the San Damaso Courtyard, within the Vatican’s apostolic palace, Sept. 30, the pope criticized “trickle-down theory,”

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Aug 12, 2020 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christian faith demands conversion from individualism and a commitment to defending the inherent dignity of every person. “While we work for the cure of a virus that affects everyone without distinction, faith

By Laura Ieraci Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The deep hurts that spouses inflict on each other cause great suffering to their children and, in some cases, lead to a separation that is “morally necessary” to protect spouses and children from more serious forms of violence, Pope Francis said

Papal audience
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph ROME — More than 150,000 pilgrims turned out for Pope Benedict XVI’s final general audience Wednesday Morning in St. Peter’s Square. Millions more around the world watched the audience via EWTN and a live feed on the Vatican’s website. Others followed online as The

The Catholic Telegraph The Catholic Telegraph may not be in Rome, but we’re awake (at 4 a.m.) and watching Pope Benedict XVI’s final Wednesday general audience on EWTN. Tune in to EWTN, or the Vatican’s site for live streaming of the event. Or, just follow us on Twitter where reporter

Pope Benedict XVI leads general audience at Vatican
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — At his first public appearance since he announced that he would resign at the end of February, Pope Benedict XVI thanked the faithful for their love and prayers and asked them to pray for his successor. “I have felt,