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Pope Francis never ceases to amaze me. I am deeply touched by his visit to Africa. The video message he sent ahead of his visit fills me with hope: “I am coming as a minister of the Gospel, to proclaim the love of Jesus Christ and his message of reconciliation, forgiveness and peace.” May we do the same, may we too bring “reconciliation, forgiveness and peace.” The theme for Francis’ visit is “Let us pass to the other side” I pray that we can all do this – cross over to where others are and recognise our common humanity and goodness…

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Julie Lupien Receives First USCMA Award Dedicated to Pope Francis

I had an amazing experience recently at the 2015 Mission Congress in Houston, Texas.  Unlike the usual yearly conference of the U.S. Catholic Mission Association (USCMA), every five years USCMA coordinated a Mission Congress which brings together a large variety of other national groups who focus on mission.  998 more words

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Parrhesia, Part Two

The Lord Jesus’ discourse about the apocalypse ends with this consoling sentence: “When the signs begin to happen—” that is: tumult, terror, people dying of fright—when this happens, “stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is at hand.” 157 more words


Grata Franciscus Pontifex - Karibu Papa Francis

A volunteer paints the wall near a banner of Pope Francis at at the University of Nairobi grounds ahead of the Papal Mass in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, on November 24, 2015. 310 more words

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Photos: Pope Francis arrives in Kenya

Pope Francis arrived Kenya for his state visit this afternoon and was received by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, his wife, Reverend Fathers and other top government functionaries. 6 more words