- Aug 9, 2020
On Monday Pope Francis pointed to the three Magi who visited the infant Jesus as an example of what it means for the Church to “go out,” seeking to worship God rather than oneself.
On the feast of the Epiphany, Pope Francis encouraged faithful to be like the Magi and set out to find Jesus without fear of taking risks.
As it turns out, it is perfectly probable that there were wise men who had the motive, the means and the method to pay homage to Jesus Christ just as Matthew recorded. The simple truth is that Matthew’s account is factual not fictional.
ROME — Pope Francis closed out the holiday season Wednesday by calling Catholicism to a new sense of missionary hustle, urging the Church to reach out to all the peoples of the world and insisting that “mission is her vocation.” “To proclaim the Gospel of Christ is not simply one
ROME — Wrapping up the Vatican’s traditional holiday season, Pope Francis said Tuesday that that the newborn Jesus is “all around us,” but he is often hidden from those enduring difficult situations such as wars, the exploitation of children, torture, and the trafficking of weapons and people. “The crib points
By Epiphany, my street is lined with the dried-out trees and trailing tinsel of a sagging holiday. Poppers and paper crowns await the Monday garbage run. Our New Year’s resolutions are already one week old. And so, of course, as we return to the slog, are we. But wait. It