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Interfaith Pope Francis

Pope marks five years since signing document on human fraternity

Dialogue, solidarity and recognising each other as brothers and sisters are key to defeating “the dark shadows of injustice, hatred and war”, Pope Francis said on Sunday. Source: CNS.

Interfaith Pope Francis

Pope condemns antisemitism as a sin

In a letter addressed to “my Jewish brothers and sisters in Israel”, Pope Francis expressed his heartbreak at the violence unleashed by the Hamas attack on Israel in October and repeated the Church’s condemnation of all forms of antisemitism and anti-Judaism. Source: CNS.

Lent Pope Francis

Pope challenges the faithful to seek to change the world this Lent

Lent is a time to free oneself from slavery and take action to free others suffering from the multiple forms of slavery that afflict the world, Pope Francis has said in his Lenten message for 2024. Source: CNS.

Catechesis Pope Francis

Let go of anger before the sun sets: Pope

Reflecting on the sin of wrath, Pope Francis yesterday invited people to guard against channelling anger unjustly and insisted they follow Jesus’ example of forgiveness. Source: Vatican News.

Health Pope Francis Prayer

Pope invites all pray for terminally ill and their families

Pope Francis has released his prayer intention for February, inviting people to pray for the terminally ill and their families. Source: Vatican News.

Oceania Papal Trip Pope Francis

Francis to visit Papua New Guinea in August

Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania president Bishop Anthony Randazzo has welcomed the news that Pope Francis will visit Papua New Guinea in August. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Conflict Pope Francis

Pope says humanity on brink of the abyss and calls for global ceasefire

Pope Francis says today’s wars and conflicts have put humanity on the brink of the abyss and has called for a global ceasefire. Source: CNS.

Pope Francis Vatican

Blessings are signs of Church’s closeness: Pope

Pope Francis has again insisted that an informal blessing of a gay or other unmarried couple is not a blessing of their union but a sign of the Church’s closeness to them and its hope that they will grow in faith. Source: CNS.

Communications Digital Life Pope Francis

Pope focuses on AI in message for World Day of Social Communications

Pope Francis has released his message for the 2024 World Day of Social Communications, focusing on the theme “Artificial Intelligence and the Wisdom of the Heart: Towards a Fully Human Communication”. Source: Vatican News.