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Pope Francis: Cultural colonization ends in persecution

Posted on 11/21/2017

(Vatican Radio) Cultural and ideological colonization does not tolerate differences and makes everything the same, resulting in the persecution even of believers. Those were Pope Francis’ reflections in his homily morning Mass at Casa Santa MarPope Francis: Cultural colonization ends in persecution [Read More]

Pope addresses Italian road and railway police

Posted on 11/20/2017

While commending Italy’s police force for ensuring the safety and security of those travelling by road and train, Pope Francis on Monday called on them to also inculcate humanity, uprightness ‎and “mercy”.  ‎  The Pope addresses Italian road and railway police [Read More]

Pope on World Day of the Poor: they open for us the way to heaven

Posted on 11/19/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday – the XXXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time and the first-ever World Day of the Poor – in St. Peter’s Basilica. The Holy Father announced the World Day of the Poor during the ExtraPope on World Day of the Poor: they open for us the way to heaven [Read More]

Pope Francis: homily for World Day of the Poor

Posted on 11/19/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday – the XXXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time and the first-ever World Day of the Poor – in St. Peter’s Basilica. Below, please find the full text of his homily on the occasion, in Pope Francis: homily for World Day of the Poor [Read More]

Pope to Ratzinger Prize-winners: a symphony of truth

Posted on 11/18/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis  received the recipients of the 2017 Ratzinger Prize in Theology on Saturday morning. Catholic Professor  Karl-Heinz Menke  of the Theological Faculty of the University of Bonn, Lutheran ProfesPope to Ratzinger Prize-winners: a symphony of truth [Read More]

Pope calls for common good, ethical responsibility in science, technology ‎

Posted on 11/18/2017

"Science, like any other human activity, has its limits which should be observed for the ‎good of ‎humanity itself, and requires a sense of ethical responsibility,” Pope Francis said on Saturday.  “The true measure of progresPope calls for common good, ethical responsibility in science, technology ‎ [Read More]