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Quotes by "Pope Francis"

Pope Francis, born Jorge Margio Bergoglio (1936-) is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and sovereign of Vatican City. He chose Francis as his papal name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere, the first to choose a name not used by a predecessor since Lando in 913 AD, and the first pope from outside Europe since the Syrian Gregory III, who reigned in the 8th century.

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Poverty Is Above All A Call To Follow Jesus

Let us never forget that, for Christ’s disciples, poverty is above all a call to follow Jesus in his own poverty. …

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Pope Francis on Digital Communication

The digital world can be an environment rich in humanity; a network not of wires but of people

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Pope Francis Shares The Secret For Being Set Free From Sin, Sorrow, And Lonliness

The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer…

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Pope Francis’ Critique of Gender-Changing Technologies: “Utopia of Neutral”

The recently-advanced hypothesis of reopening the way for the dignity of the person by radically neutralising sexual difference and, therefore,…

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On being neighborly online

How can we be “neighbourly” in our use of the communications media and in the new environment created by digital…

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On the potential goodness of the internet

The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.

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“The Church needs to be concerned for, and present in, the world of communication…”

The Church needs to be concerned for, and present in, the world of communication, in order to dialogue with people…