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Pope asks children to promise Jesus they will never be bullies

By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service

ROME (CNS) — Pope Francis asked 45,000 children preparing for confirmation to promise Jesus they would never engage in bullying. 859 more words


Pope Francis castigates social media & reality TV

Do not underestimate the value of example, for it is more powerful than a thousand words, a thousand “likes”, retweets or YouTube videos.

— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) …

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Città del Vaticano

The Vatican is a small, beautiful, artistic, extremely Christian sort of place. St. Peter’s Square (actually an oval) is hugged on two sides by giant marble columns with saintly sculptures sitting on top. 227 more words


Spread hope, preach Christ, don't worry about numbers, pope says

By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service

ROME (CNS) — Visiting Milan, the center of Italian fashion and finance, Pope Francis spent the morning with the poor and those who minister to them. 601 more words


When in Rome...

When in Rome there are so many things to see and do, especially in the historic center. You could live there a lifetime and still not see everything. 338 more words