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National / International News

World must dial down aggression, stop bullying, pope tells YouTubers

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Help wipe out bullying and aggression by being better listeners and offering concrete gestures of acceptance and patience, Pope Francis told a group of top YouTubers from around the world.

In Eucharist, find strength to share bread, faith with others, pope says

ROME (CNS) — A Corpus Christi procession should honor Christ's gift of himself in the Eucharist, but also should be a pledge to share bread and faith with the people of the cities and towns where the processions take place, Pope Francis said.

Prayer is no magic wand; it strengthens faith in tough times, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Prayer is not a magic wand that fulfills your desires, but it is what helps you keep the faith when you don't understand God's will, Pope Francis said.