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Pope Francis preaches his homily on Thursday of the Third Week of Lent (23/03/17)

Pope Francis preaches his homily on Thursday of the Third Week of Lent (23/03/17)

Pope: We are "Catholic Atheists" if we have hardened hearts

23/03/2017 14:28

Listen to the Word of God to avoid the risk of a hardened heart. That was Pope Francis’ message in his homily at morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta on Thursday. The Pope pointed out that when we turn away from God and are deaf to His Word, we become unfaithful or even “Catholic atheists.”

 

Pope Francis delivering his homily during Mass in the Santa Marta residence.

Pope Francis delivering his homily during Mass in the Santa Marta residence.

Pope: The confessional is not the dry cleaners.

21/03/2017 13:12

At his Mass on Tuesday Pope Francis stressed that the confessional is not like the dry cleaners and instead Christians need prayer, contrition and a feeling of shame for their sins.

Pope Francis preaches the homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis preaches the homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope: May Joseph give us the ability to dream great things

20/03/2017 12:19

Saint Joseph gives young people “the ability to dream, to risk, and to undertake the difficult tasks that they have seen in dreams.” That was the message of Pope Francis during the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope: Damned are those who don't care for the poor and homeless

16/03/2017 13:59

At his Santa Marta Mass on Thursday Pope Francis spoke about the parable of the poor man, Lazarus, lying at the rich man’s door, warning of the risks we run if we have the same uncaring attitude towards the poor and homeless people we see around us today.

Pope Francis delivers his homily during the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis delivers his homily during the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope: Conversion - learning to do good with deeds, not words

14/03/2017 12:29

Avoiding evil, learning to do good, and allowing yourself to be carried forward by the Lord: this is the path of Lenten conversion pointed out by Pope Francis in his homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope Francis preaches the homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis preaches the homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope: true fasting is helping others

03/03/2017 12:52

True fasting is helping your neighbour; while false fasting mixes religiosity with dirty deals and the bribes of vanity. That was the message of Pope Francis at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Friday.

Pope Francis delivers the homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis delivers the homily at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Thursday.

Pope: Ideological faith adores a 'disincarnate' god

02/03/2017 12:02

The compass of the Christian directs him to follow Christ crucified, not a disincarnate god, but God made flesh, Who bears in Himself the wounds of our brothers. That was the message of Pope Francis at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Thursday.

Pope Francis puts ashes on a Cardinal's head during the Ash Wednesday Mass at Santa Sabina Basilica in Rome

Pope Francis puts ashes on a Cardinal's head during the Ash Wednesday Mass at Santa Sabina Basilica in Rome

Pope: Lent is a time to start breathing again

01/03/2017 17:30

Continuing a long-standing tradition, Pope Francis celebrated the Holy Mass for Ash Wednesday at the Basilica of Santa Sabina on the Aventine hill in Rome.