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  • Love of neighbor must begin with love of God, Pope Francis says

    Love of neighbor must begin with love of God, Pope Francis says

    • Sep 25, 2017

    Francis met Monday morning with 50 members of the Foundation of the Pontifical Swiss Guard, an organization which offers financial, material and technical support to the Vatican’s small military force. He thanked them for their work in support of the young Swiss men who devote some years of their lives to “serving the Church and the Holy See.”

  • Pope urges Trappists to share their silence, simplicity

    Pope urges Trappists to share their silence, simplicity

    • Sep 25, 2017

    Pope Francis said the Trappist dedication to prayer is “an expression of your love for God and a reflection of a love that embraces all of humanity.” Being contemplatives, he said, is a process or journey in which the monks and nuns become “men and women of prayer, ever more pervaded by love for the Lord and transformed into his friends.”

  • Female envoys to Vatican say it’s past time for Church to empower women

    Female envoys to Vatican say it’s past time for Church to empower women

    • Sep 25, 2017

    Three female ambassadors from different parts of the world and of different religious beliefs all agree that the Vatican is a pretty cozy place for women diplomats, but they also concur that when it comes to the role of women in the decision making process inside the Church, there’s still a long way to go.