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Pope Francis sends aid to a troubled South Sudan

Vatican City, Jun 21, 2017 By Hannah Brockhaus After the Vatican stated last month the postponement of Pope Francis’ proposed trip to South Sudan, they announced Wednesday that the Pope will instead send aid to the people suffering from worsening conditions. The Vatican announced June 21 that Pope Francis will be aiding projects in the Read More …

In book foreword, Pope Francis calls corruption a ‘cancer’

Vatican City, Jun 15, 2017 By Hannah Brockhaus Pope Francis, in a foreword to a work by Cardinal Peter Turkson, has said corruption infects the world like a cancer, and the Church must combat it by working together with society, infusing it with mercy. “We must all work together, Christians, non-Christians, people of all faiths Read More …

The gifts of the Holy Spirit are for everyone, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jun 4, 2017 Hannah Brockhaus On Saturday, Pope Francis said that the grace of the Holy Spirit is for everyone – something we must keep in mind as we continue to walk the path toward Christian unity through prayer and good works. “Share with everyone in the Church Baptism in the Holy Spirit, Read More …

Pope: A good Christian spreads hope – not bitterness

Vatican City, May 31, 2017 by Hannah Brockhaus On Wednesday Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit has the power to fill us with the hope of Christ, in turn making us Christians vessels that bring hope to others, rather than bitterness or desperation. “The Holy Spirit makes us not only able to hope, but also Read More …

Our task is to make the Gospel accessible, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, May 28, 2017 by Elise Harris On the Feast of the Ascension, Pope Francis said that when Jesus rose into heaven, he entrusted his Church with the great and dignified responsibility of spreading his Word and making it accessible to everyone. In addition to signaling the end of his earthly ministry, Jesus’ Ascension Read More …