SUMMARISED MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE WORLD MISSION DAY 19TH OCTOBER 2014 THEME: APPRECIATING OUR FAITH WITH JOY Today vast numbers of people still do not know Jesus Christ. For this reason, the mission ad gentes continues to be most urgent. All the members of the Church are called to participate in this mission, for the Church[Read More...]
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Dear Clergy, religious Men and Women, the laity Dear Brothers and sisters in Christ, May the peace of Christ be upon you! I am delighted to present to you the material for the week of prayer for Christian Unity 2014. Every year the Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches jointly prepare the materials for the week of prayer[Read More...]
Vatican City, Dec 24, 2013 / 04:07 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis’ homily at the vigil mass for Christmas focused on the importance of Jesus’ incarnation as a real and meaningful event. “The grace which was revealed in our world is Jesus, born of the Virgin Mary, true man and true God. He has entered our history; he has shared our[Read More...]
1 JANUARY 2014 FRATERNITY, THE FOUNDATION AND PATHWAY TO PEACE 1. In this, my first Message for the World Day of Peace, I wish to offer to everyone, individuals and peoples, my best wishes for a life filled with joy and hope. In the heart of every man and woman is the desire for a full life, including that irrepressible[Read More...]