Tagged: Pope Francis

Bishop Okpaleke Quits After Six Years of Tribal Rejection 0

Bishop Okpaleke Quits After Six Years of Tribal Rejection

Pope Francis has bowed to the rebels of Ahiara Diocese in Imo state and  abandoned Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke, after priests and laymen rejected his appointment for six years. In a reaction, Okpaleke has resigned from his post. A Vatican statement said the pope had accepted...

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Where Madonna is at home, devil does not enter

At Mass in the Basilica of St. Mary Major Sunday, Pope Francis said that when we go through difficult times or have problems or worries, Mary is our shield, guarding our faith and protecting us from evil. “Where the Madonna is at home the devil does...

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Pope Francis: Where Mary is, ‘the devil does not enter’

At Mass in the Basilica of St. Mary Major Sunday, Pope Francis said that when we go through difficult times or have problems or worries, Mary is our shield, guarding our faith and protecting us from evil. “Where the Madonna is at home the devil does...

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Pope Francis sorry for upsetting abuse victims

Pope Francis has apologised for remarks he made last week in Chile defending a bishop accused of covering up sexual abuse. He said he realised his words hurt many, but repeated his belief that Chilean Bishop Juan Barros was innocent. Francis was speaking to journalists...

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2018: Pope Francis’ New Year Resolution

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS: THE POPE FRANCIS LIST: Don’t gossip; Finish your meals; Make time for others; Choose the ‘more humble’ purchase; Meet the poor in the flesh; Stop judging others; Befriend those who disagree; Make commitments, such as marriage ; Make it a habit to...

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2018: Pope Francis’ New Year Resolution

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS: THE POPE FRANCIS LIST: Don’t gossip; Finish your meals; Make time for others; Choose the ‘more humble’ purchase; Meet the poor in the flesh; Stop judging others; Befriend those who disagree; Make commitments, such as marriage ; Make it a habit to...

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Why you should not argue with the Devil… – Pope Francis

The Devil is more intelligent than mere mortals and should never be argued with, Pope Francis has warned. Satan is not a metaphor or a nebulous concept but a real person armed with dark powers, the Pope said in forthright remarks made during a television...

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Mass is for the Eucharist, not pictures. Put the phone away – Pope

On Wednesday a fiery Pope Francis chastised those who spend Mass talking to others, looking at their phone or even taking pictures during papal liturgies, saying these are distractions that take focus away from the “heart of the Church,” which is the Eucharist. “The Mass...

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Pope’s Lamborghini gift to be auctioned off for charity

Pope Francis autographs a Lamborghini presented by representatives of the Italian automaker at the Vatican Nov. 15. (CNS/L’Osservatore Romano) While a Lamborghini would make a stylish popemobile, Pope Francis has decided to auction off the one he was given by the Italian automaker to aid...