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National / International News

Video messages of pope's prayer intentions will hit social media

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will deliver his monthly prayer intentions on video over social media as part of a Jesuit-run global prayer network. The new video messages, featuring the pope asking for prayers and action on various challenges facing the world today, will begin Jan. 6, the feast of the Epiphany of the Lord.


Look for the presence of God in your life, pope says on New Year's

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — As 2015 came to an end, Pope Francis has encouraged faithful to look back at the events of the year, telling them to be attentive to both the presence of God, and the signs He is giving.


Families must open home to God or selfishness will reign, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Families need to open their doors to God and his love or they will harbor an individualism that endangers peace and joy, Pope Francis said on the feast of the Holy Family.