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Pope Francis' Address to the Synod Fathers

Here, courtesy of Zenit, is the full text of Pope Francis’ concluding address at the Synod on the Family, for which the bishops’ standing ovation was well deserved.  1,963 more words

Family

The Old-Boys Network Continues to Kill and Wreak Havoc

During the past week:

  1. Bishops meeting in the Vatican rejected the kinder, gentler approach to divorced people and members of LGBT community as Pope Francis had proposed.
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Thou shalt not bear False Witness against the Pope

The ten commandments of the Old Testament include a negative precept condemning false testimony, also called false witness.


{20:16} You shall not speak false testimony against your neighbor. 1,482 more words

Doctrine

Words from Pope Francis on Forgiveness and Reconcilaition

“…violence is not answered with violence;
death is not answered with the language of death.
In the silence of the Cross,
the uproar of weapons ceases and the… 54 more words

Forgiveness

New Chicago archbishop ditches $14 million mansion

Daniel Burke, CNN Belief Blog Editor

(CNN) – Chicago’s new archbishop does not plan to live in the $14 million mansion that housed many of his predecessors but was seen by some Catholics as out of touch with Pope Francis’ emphasis on simplicity. 225 more words

Catholic Church

October 22: Feast Day of Saint John Paul II

There are things in life you should never jump through the line to touch, but I did it any way! A day like today, makes me remember of my time in Rome a few years ago. 85 more words

Church

Pope Francis couldn't believe Bayern Munich crushed Roma either

Bayern Munich thrashed Roma 7-1 in Champions League play on Tuesday, and on Wednesday followed up their performance by meeting Pope Francis.

Bayern gave the pope a custom jersey, bearing the name “Franziskus.” Bayern also donated over $1 million to the pope for “charitable” purposes according to the team site. 120 more words

Soccer