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Eucharist is reminder of God’s love, call to unity, pope says

ROME (CNS) – The Eucharist is a tangible reminder of God’s love, and receiving Communion is a call to work to build the body of Christ by loving others and shunning all that sows division within a community, Pope Francis said. The Eucharist should “heal our ambition to lord it over others, to greedily hoard […]

Poverty requires action, not empty words, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – People cannot sit back and be indifferent or unresponsive to growing poverty in the world as a privileged minority accumulates “ostentatious wealth,” Pope Francis said. “God created the heavens and the earth for all; yet sadly some have erected barriers, walls and fences, betraying the original gift meant for all humanity, […]

Pope: Get a spiritual EKG to make sure heart pulsates with Holy Spirit

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Never speak, act or make a decision without first listening to the Holy Spirit, who moves, troubles and inspires the heart, Pope Francis advised. A cold and calculating heart that is closed to the Holy Spirit results in a faith that is “ideological,” he said May 29 during a morning Mass […]

Pope, President Trump speak of hopes for peace

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump spent 30 minutes speaking privately in the library of the Apostolic Palace May 24, and as the president left, he told the pope, “I won’t forget what you said.” The atmosphere at the beginning was formal and a bit stiff. However, the mood lightened […]

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