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August 24, 2021
Vatican City, Aug 22, 2021 / 05:00 am Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged Catholics to not water down the reality of Jesus Christ’s humanity and his teaching that the Eucharist is his Body and Blood. “Indeed, Jesus affirms that the true bread of salvation, which transmits eternal life, is His very flesh,” Pope Francis said
July 11, 2021
"Free health care," the pope said, "that assures good service, accessible to everyone," is a "precious benefit" that "must not be lost."
June 14, 2021
“I am especially close to the population of the Tigray region in Ethiopia, struck by a grave humanitarian crisis that could expose the poorest people to famine,” the Pope said, inviting the faithful to “pray together that the violence may cease immediately, that food and health assistance may be guaranteed to everyone, and that social harmony may be restored as soon as possible.”
January 06, 2021
In his Angelus address on Jan. 6, the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, the pope expressed concern about the turmoil following a Dec. 27 vote to elect the country’s president and National Assembly.
December 27, 2020
"I have decided to call a special Year dedicated to the Family Amoris laetitia," Pope Francis said at the Angelus on the Feast of the Holy Family, "to be inaugurated on the forthcoming Solemnity of St. Joseph and to conclude with the celebration of the 10th World Meeting of Families, to be held here in Rome in June 2022.”
December 26, 2020
Pope Francis led the traditional Marian devotion from the library of the Apostolic Palace - a concession to the emergency measures in place throughout Italy over the Christmas holiday.
November 23, 2020
“That is the choice we have to make daily: what do I feel like doing or what is best for me?” the pope said Nov. 22.
March 26, 2018
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