09/01/15 10:35 am
(Vatican Radio)Â Pope Francis said Christians should comfort each other through good works and kind words and not with useless chatter. He was speaking on Tuesday (1st September) during his homily at his first morning mass at the Santa Marta residence since the summer break.Â
Taking his inspiration from the St Paulâs first letter to the Thessalonians about the need for a strong faith and hope in a final meeting with Christ, the Pope noted that the apostle wrote that the day of the Lord can arrive without warning âlike a thiefâ but Jesus is coming to bring salvation to those who believe in Him. My advice, he said, is to comfort each other and help each other and this comfort will give you hope.Read More
09/01/15 9:17 am
(Vatican Radio) âToday is the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Let us work and pray.â That was the papal message on Twitter on Tuesday as Pope Francis prepared to lead a special Liturgy of the Word in St Peterâs Basilica marking the Catholic Churchâs first Day of Prayer for Creation.
Philippa Hitchen reports....Read More
09/01/15 9:13 am
Vatican City, 1 September 2015 (VIS) â The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for September is: âThat opportunities for education and employment may increase for all young peopleâ.
His intention for evangelisation is: âThat catechists may give witness by living in a way consistent with the faith they proclaimâ.Read More