Catholic Pulse

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE – Pope Francis has accused critics of “instrumentalizing” the recent death of Pope Benedict XVI, saying the sort of divisions exposed in the wake of the late pontiff’s passing have more to do with ideology than faith. Speaking to journalists Sunday on board his Feb. 5 ITA [...]
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JUBA – On his final day in South Sudan, Pope Francis urged the country’s Catholics not to give into the hatred and violence plaguing the country, but to overcome these temptations with the light of faith. Speaking to a crowd estimated at 100,000 at the John Garang Mausoleum in Juba, the [...]
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In the ministry of Pope Francis, there are certain words that he often repeats and that stand out as a series of signposts. Each signpost is an umbrella that covers a depth of meaning and application to the Christian way of life. Some of these words are tenderness, journey, mercy, [...]
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ROME – World history offers numerous examples of a proposed cure turning out to be worse than the disease — tolerating the Nazis as a bulwark against Communism, for example, or arming the Mujahideen to upset Soviet ambitions in Afghanistan, only to end up with the Taliban and Islamic extremism. It’s [...]
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