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Want to get close to Jesus? Be meek, Pope Francis says

Meekness of heart is not foolishness, Pope Francis said Monday, but rather “the capacity to be deep and to understand the greatness of God, and worship [...]

Pope Francis has approved the institution of a new Vatican department dedicated to the family, the laity, and life.

Pope Francis has approved the institution of a new Vatican department dedicated to the family, the laity, and life. According to a set of statutes released [...]

Pope Francis: Pray to God, not to a mirror

One who prays with humility and awareness of his or her sin speaks to God, Pope Francis said on Wednesday, whereas one who prays with arrogance and [...]

THE FEAST OF PENTECOST

A reflection on the person, gifts and charisms of the Holy Spirit The Feast of Pentecost, originally the Jewish Feast of weeks commemorating the gift of the [...]

No one can take our dignity – not even the devil, Pope Francis says

On Wednesday Pope Francis said the father’s embrace in the Parable of the Prodigal Son is a reminder that we never ought to despair, because nothing and no [...]

Don’t lock up the Holy Spirit in your heart, Pope Francis says

The Holy Spirit seems to be a “luxury prisoner” in many Christians’ hearts: someone who is welcomed to stay, but not allowed to act or move us forward, [...]

Pope Francis: Be witnesses of the Gospel every day

Pope Francis commemorated the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus into Heaven by reminding the faithful of their duty to be witnesses of the Gospel every day of [...]

CAN should not be political – Catholic cleric

A Catholic cleric has cautioned the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, not to drag itself into politics. The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Abeokuta, [...]