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Forgive like Jesus, don’t accuse like the devil, pope tells Capuchins

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Confessors have two choices: to be like Jesus who readily forgave sins or like the devil who always condemns,...

Pope asks Mexican people for time alone at Guadalupe during his...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In a video message one week before his apostolic visit, Pope Francis asked the people of Mexico for some...

Movie background: ‘Risen’ depicts the Resurrection from a skeptic’s point of...

Catholic News Service ROME — Hollywood is no stranger to movies depicting the life and death of Christ, trying to present Jesus from the perspective...

Jealousy and envy grow like weeds in the heart, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Jealousy and envy are ugly sins that grow like weeds in one’s heart, Pope Francis said at his morning...

Vatican decree a ‘footnote’ on previous change in Holy Thursday ritual

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Following a request by Pope Francis, the Vatican issued a decree specifying that the Holy Thursday foot-washing ritual can...

No one is excluded from God’s mercy, pope says at audience

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Christians are called to work together in order to be a visible sign that God’s...

No saint is without sin, no sinner is hopeless, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — There is no saint without a past and no sinner without a future, Pope Francis said in his morning...

God’s merciful love is ‘visceral’ like a mother’s, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — God’s mercy is constant and limitless; he is faithful in his mercy for his children, even when they are...

Singing is good for the soul, pope tells young choristers

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Singing is good for one’s soul and, as St. Augustine says, Christian life is not a sad path but...

Christ’s birth can bring peace, hope to suffering world, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Christmas is a reminder that through the birth of Christ, hope and peace are possible and that only through...

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