A collection of 12 quotes from Pope Francis on the dignity of all life and against the horror of abortion
When a journalist asked Pope Francis about birth control during an impromptu press conference on the papal plane, Pope Francis said contraception isn't the answer, but rather 'responsible parenthood.' He explained it with graphic words.
We must then be overcome by His love being reborn as His beloved disciple allowing God’s transcendent love to conquer us. Taking our faith into the homes of our own heart, and spreading the fire of His love to wherever we may go, allowing God to conquer our dustiness in order to be rebuilt into something holy and unblemished in His sight all the days of our lives; to be more precious than gold, or finer than silver. To become a person set wholly holily set apart for the Lord, overcome by His perfect love.
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Take advantage of these ten tips for how to establish in our lives a strong, dynamic and blossoming prayer life, keenly aware that our salvation and the salvation of many other souls depends on it!
Pope Francis read out the names of 20 bishops and archbishops who will be raised to the dignity of the cardinalate at the upcoming Consistory on February 14th.
Each year when Christmas ends, we seem to move almost immediately to making resolutions for the New Year. Is 2015 the year in which we will become thinner, more respected in our fields and more financially stable? While none of these things are negative in and of themselves, it seems that we have passed over the spirit of reflection and gratitude that should naturally occur at the end of each year. After all, God just came to earth as a little child on Christmas; surely we can recognize the many gifts that He has blessed us with! While the results might seem less tangible than losing a few pounds or gaining a few dollars, along with offering glory to God who gives us all of life’s blessings, there are clear psychological benefits that come from expressing gratitude.
A topless FEMEN protester tried to kidnap Baby Jesus from the manger at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City after the Pope's Christmas message on Thursday. The activist was stopped and arrested in front of shocked believers.
A Christmas poem by Fr. Edwin C. Dwyer