Voice of Pope Francis

“I PREFER FAMILIES WITH WRINKLES, WOUNDS AND SCARS BUT WHICH CONTINUE FUNCTIONING“. Thus spoke Pope Francis in Tuxtla Gutierrez (Mexico) after listening to the testimony of four families. Reflecting on the families, he continued: “Which husband and wife don´t quarrel and even more so when the mother-in-law is around? It´s…

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The Transfiguration of the Lord

Benedict XVI, Angelus from 17th February 2008   Dear Brothers and Sisters,   The Transfiguration occurs when Jesus is praying. In prayer Jesus immerses himself in God and becomes one with Him, his human spirit merging with the willing love of the Father.Thus the Light overwhelms Him and reveals the…

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What does it mean to start Lent

  Pope Benedict XVI – ANGELUS – from 10th February 2008   Dear Brothers and Sisters,   We start Lent by fasting and the imposition of Ashes. But what does it mean “to start Lent”? It means concentrating our energies on fighting the evil in the world, in ourselves and…

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