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The Holy Father, in the first The Pope Video this year prepared by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, calls for respect for religious minorities in Asia. He also calls for true religious freedom...

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The World Day of Peace is marked each year on the 1st of January with a special Message by the Holy Father. It indicates the Holy See’s diplomatic emphasis during the coming year and is sent to all...

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Each year around Christmas time we look forward to the New Year in hopeful expectation. What will happen in the new year? Will it be better than last year? Often we decide to take on a new...

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December is the month of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas. It is a time of waiting and of longing.

Longing is the very definition of what it means to be human. We long for food, we...

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Each year on December 3 the Church celebrates the feast of St. Francis Xavier, a great Jesuit missionary who traveled the world to teach others about Jesus.

It is also the day that the Pope’s...

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In The Pope Video of December, Francis asks us to pray that the elderly of every culture will be respected and taken into consideration.

(Vatican City, December 4th, 2017) — In the last The Pope...

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On this World Day of Prayer, we reflect on Pope Francis’ prayer intention for this month: “that the elderly, sustained by families and Christian communities, may apply their wisdom and experience...

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In the United States we celebrate each year "Thanksgiving," a national holiday when families across the country gather together to eat, laugh and enjoy each other's company. It is a special time in...

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“And Mary said, ‘Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word’” (Luke 1:38).

During this month the Church celebrates the feast of the Presentation of Mary in the...

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It is a long Catholic tradition to pray for the dead throughout the year but especially in the month of November.

Praying for the Dead is based on the Scriptures and on the Apostles’ Creed: “We...

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