Is a culture of “comfort” tempting us to escape reality?
The Vatican Journal: Homilies and Audiences
Pope Francis’ Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees captured in human, often very young, faces
“It is easy to approach the Lord to ask for something, but to return and give thanks...?” pope says on Marian Jubilee
“Humanity … can turn this world into a garden, or reduce it to a pile of rubble.”
Another “bolt out of the blue” hits St. Peter’s on a Catholic feast celebrating a humble prayer and an historic battle!
Pope greets well bred “athletes” of another sort as Vatican hosts first global conference on Faith and Sport
At Wednesday audience, pope reflects on apostolic visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan
“It was an unexpected gesture, a little like the earthquake which arrived when we weren’t expecting it.”
Asks press to report his words on this topic accurately, and without sensational headlines
“In this night of conflict that we are currently enduring, may religions be a dawn of peace, seeds of rebirth amid the devastation of death.” (Read the Full Text)
In Azerbaijan, pope says we imitate the Holy Spirit by imparting fortitude, power and fraternal love to the poor, persecuted and rejected