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  • Pope tells ambassadors to focus on service, not politics

    Pope tells ambassadors to focus on service, not politics

    • Sep 17, 2016

    In a special Jubilee session with his nuncios, or ambassadors, in the various countries of the world, Pope Francis advised them to focus on delivering service rather than involvement in political affairs, and said their core duty is to make “mercy palpable in this crushed and wounded world.”

  • Pope insists bodily resurrection is real, not a mere metaphor

    Pope insists bodily resurrection is real, not a mere metaphor

    • Sep 17, 2016

    “A spiritualistic piety, a nuanced piety is much easier; but to enter into the logic of the flesh of Christ, this is difficult,” Pope Francis said on Friday, declaring that Christian faith holds “We will resurrect like the risen Christ, with our own flesh.”

  • Pope says welcoming refugees keeps us safe from terrorism

    Pope says welcoming refugees keeps us safe from terrorism

    • Sep 17, 2016

    Speaking to a gathering of alumni from schools run by his own Jesuit religious order on Saturday, Pope Francis once again called on Europeans to be generous in welcoming the refugees arriving today on the Old Continent, calling it “our greatest security against hateful acts of terrorism.”