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"Draw others to the Church by the attraction of your witness"

On October 1, feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Pope Francis celebrated Mass with the "Council of Cardinals" convoked in Rome, and pointed to the best way to bring many others to the Church.

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"Every unborn child, unjustly condemned to be aborted, bears the face of Jesus Christ"

On Friday September 20, Pope Francis spoke strongly against a "throwaway culture" that especially harms the unborn and the elderly.

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Pope Francis: Homily at Vigil for Peace

On September 7, before 100,000 people in St. Peter's Square in Rome, Pope Francis strongly denounced all forms of violence during a vigil for peace.

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Day of prayer and fasting for peace

"I have decided to proclaim for the whole Church on 7 September next, the vigil of the birth of Mary, Queen of Peace, a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, the Middle East, and throughout the world," Pope Francis said last Sunday.

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Francis in Lampedusa: “Cain, where is your brother?”

On July 8, the Pope visited the island of Lampedusa and celebrated Mass for the immigrants being held there. With video and homily from the Mass.

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Prelate’s Audience with Pope Francis

On Monday June 10, at 12.30 pm, the Holy Father received in audience the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría.

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Pope's First Public Rosary

On May 4, Pope Francis visited the basilica of Saint Mary Major, where he prayed the Rosary and spoke about the importance of Mary in our life as Christians.

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Pope challenges young people

Addressing the crowd after the "Regina Coeli" in St. Peter's on Sunday April 22, Pope Francis challenged the young people there to listen to Christ's invitation to follow him closely.

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"Fighting poverty, both material and spiritual"

Some paragraphs from the Pope's address to the Diplomatic Corps on March 22, in which he mentions two reasons for choosing the name "Francis." With Rome Reports video summary.

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Homily at Inauguration Mass

Pope Francis invokes the help of Saint Joseph, who just as he watched over Jesus and Mary, watches over and protects Christ's Mystical Body, the Church.

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