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Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee

Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee

At the beginning of this year, in my Address to the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, I pointed to the tragedy of internally displaced people as one of the challenges of our contemporary world:

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily on Divine Mercy Sunday

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily on Divine Mercy Sunday

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Santo Spirito in Sassia April 19, 2020. VATICAN MEDIA Here is the full text of Pope Francis' homily on Divine Mercy Sunday, delivered April 19 at Santo Spirito in Sassia, Rome.Last Sunday we celebrated the Lord's...

Full text: Pope Francis’ Easter Urbi et Orbi Message 2020

Full text: Pope Francis’ Easter Urbi et Orbi Message 2020

Pope Francis delivers his 'Urbi et Orbi' message on Easter Sunday April 12. VATICAN MEDIA VATICAN— Here is the full text of Pope Francis' Urbi et Orbi message, delivered April 12 at the Basilica of St. Peter: Dear brothers and sisters,...

Full text: Pope Francis’ Holy Thursday Homily

Full text: Pope Francis’ Holy Thursday Homily

Pope celebrates Mass in St. Peter's on Holy Thursday, April 9, 2020. DANIEL IBAÑEZ/EWTN-CNA/VATICNA POOL  Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ Holy Thursday homily, delivered April 9 at the Basilica of St. Peter. The Eucharist. Service. Anointing. The reality we...

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily for Palm Sunday

Full text: Pope Francis’ homily for Palm Sunday

Pope Francis carries palm fronds in procession during Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 5, 2020. The Mass was celebrated without the presence of the public as Italy battles the coronavirus. PAUL HARING/CNS Celebration of Palm Sunday of the...