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The young need to be protected from new and unscrupulous forms of ‘colonization’

admin / February 11, 2015

Holy Father receives African Bishops (Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis warned African bishops against new and unscrupulous forms of “colonisation” such as the pursuit of success, riches, and power at all costs; but also fundamentalism and the distorted use of religion, and new ideologies that destroy the identity of persons and families. He was speaking to representatives of the Symposium of…

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Fathers, have the courage to waste time with your children!

admin / February 5, 2015

Catechesis on the family (Vatican Radio) – Pope Francis called on fathers to be present in the lives of their children pointing out that the absence of a ‘father figure’ can have grave consequences. Speaking on Wednesday during the weekly General Audience, the Pope continued in his catechesis on the family, choosing to focus on the dignity and role of…

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Dream of your children!

admin / January 29, 2015

Pope Francis to families Aside from wanting to visit the victims of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), Pope Francis also emphasized the importance of the family in his apostolic voyage. Below is the full text from Vatican Radio of Pope Francis’ message at the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines where he had an audience with thousands of Filipino families. The…

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