Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pope Francis has lunch with the homeless in Washington DC

[By Christopher White from Catholic Voices USA] Francis left the halls of Congress to head to St. Patrick’s Parish in Washington to have lunch with the homeless. He used the example of St. Joseph to call our attention to “the quiet … Continue reading

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Pope Francis speaks to a joint session of Congress in Washington DC

  [By Christopher White from Catholic Voices USA] In his historic address to the United States Congress—the first in the history of the United States—Pope Francis used the lives of four prominent Americans to illustrate Catholic Social Teaching. In Abraham Lincoln, he … Continue reading

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Pope Francis canonises Br Junipero Serra

[By Christopher White from Catholic Voices USA] The canonisation mass of Blessed Junipero Serra at Catholic University of America was a call to Christian mission—for all Catholics to follow the example of Serra in proclaiming to good news of Christ, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis speaks to US Bishops

[By Christopher White from Catholic Voices USA] Pope Francis’s address to the U.S. Catholic Bishops at St. Matthew’s Cathedral began with a strong statement in support of the US Bishops and their fight for religious liberty in the United States—a … Continue reading

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Some quotes from Pope Francis in the White House

[By Christopher White from Catholic Voices USA] Pope Francis officially began his visit to the United States with a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. President Obama commented that the gathering was a reflection of the deep … Continue reading

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Preparing for Pope Francis’ visit to the USA

To prepare for the Pope’s visit to the US, Austen Ivereigh has recorded a series of interviews and a podcast: an interview with the Mexican-born priest who will be alongside the Vatican spokesman during the visit, as well as a … Continue reading

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Francis in Havana lays foundations for Cuba’s future

[Austen Ivereigh in Havana] Pope Francis spent his first day in Cuba seeking to build a new self-understanding true to the island’s Christian and national traditions, asking the Cuban people not to give up what made them unique while inviting … Continue reading

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