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Pope Francis to Resurrectionists: have courage to go forth

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received the participants in the General Chapter of the Congregation of the Resurrection on Saturday.

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Pope to Settecolli swimmers: virtue, gratitude, stewardship

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received athletes, organisers and sponsors of the "Settecolli" international swimming competition on Saturday.

The Settecolli event is the last major competition ahead of the  World Championships in Budapest in July 

In remarks to his guests, who were gathered in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace on Satur... view more

Programme of Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Colombia in September

(Vatican Radio)  The Vatican has released the details of Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to Colombia, due to take place from 6 to 11 of September 2017.

Please find below the full programme:

Wednesday 6 September 2017

ROME-BOGOTÁ

11:00  Departure by air from Rome Fiumicino airport for Bogotá

16:30  Arrival... view more

Pope's homily: Become small to hear the voice of the Lord

(Vatican Radio) In order to hear the voice of the Lord, you need to make yourself small. That was the message of Pope Francis in his homily at the daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Friday morning, as the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.

The Lord has chosen us, He has “mixed Himse... view more

Pope to Serra International: Keep moving forward with courage

(Vatican Radio) “Keep moving forward with courage, creativity and boldness.” Those were Pope Francis’ words to Serra International whom he met on Friday on the occasion of their 75th convention.

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Pope to ROACO recalls suffering of Eastern-rite Christians

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday met with members of ROACO, (Reunion of Aid Agencies for the Oriental Churches) who have been holding their 90th plenary assembly in Rome this week.

The meeting brings Church leaders from countries across the Middle East, Asia and Eastern Europe together with donor organisations which raise funds for Christians in the Eastern-r... view more