Pope Francis Invites Us To “Show Mercy To Our Common Home” - On the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, September 1, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), extended an invitation to people of all faith to join Pope Francis and unite as witnesses for the care of creation...Read More
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Pope calls on faithful to be instruments of God’s mercy -(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis urged the faithful on Wednesday to make place in their lives for God’s message of Salvation with faith and without prejudice. Speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the weekly General Audience, the Pope reflected on the Gospel reading of the day which speaks of God’s infinite mercy.....Read More
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Mother Teresa and John Paul II: Saints for the Modern World - Throughout the history of the Church, the lives of saints always seem to intersect. Consider Francis and Clare, Teresa of Ávila and John of the Cross, Damien de Veuster and Marianne Cope — to name a few.
The spiritual friendship between John Paul II and Mother Teresa, however, was arguably one of the most important of all time. The two not only were friends in the faith, but emerged in their own ways as patron saints of the modern world...Read more