Posts Tagged ‘peace’

Pope Francis: Everyone, each person has their role in the Church, but we are all the Church

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis Wednesday said that the sacrament of Confirmation is a gift meant to be shared with other people, both inside and outside of the Church, which he stressed is not only the hierarchy, but is made up of all baptized faithful.
Publish date: 2018 - 6 - 7


“. . . peace among people of good will” (Lk 2:14)

Be it as simple as the shepherds or as wise as the Magi, God's blessings are the same for those who seek Him with good will and humility.
Publish date: 2018 - 1 - 7


Pope Francis: The gospel truly frees people and society from slavery

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis recalled his recent visit to Colombia, saying the desire for peace in the country is proof that the violence of their past doesn't have the last word, but rather, the love and mercy of Christ.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 14

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Spreading Peace this Christmas

On this week's "Love and Life", we will share with everyone the meaning of Christmas. In this era full of unrest and suffering, what can we do to spread God's peace throughout the world? Please visit to find out the best way for you to spread peace, and let us spend a more meaningful Christmas together, bringing Jesus' peace to those around us. In addition, we will also feature a sharing from a group of Catholics on how they will spend their Christmas.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 19


What should we do to have peace within us in this day and age of terrorism and self-destruction?

“Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4: 6-7)
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 13

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Pope Francis desires that Muslims and Christians “to work together for solidarity, peace and peaceful coexistence”

(CNA/EWTN News) In his weekly general audience on December 3, Pope Francis recalled the activities of his recent trip to Turkey, and prayed that the visit would lead to a more fruitful ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.
Publish date: 2014 - 12 - 5

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Pope appeals for peace in Iraq, Gaza during Sunday angelus

(CNA/EWTN News) – After leading faithful in the Marian prayer, Pope Francis again urged prayers and international help for the current conflict in Iraq and Gaza, revealing that his personal envoy to Iraq will leave Monday. “Dear brothers and sisters: The news reports coming from Iraq leave us in dismay and disbelief: thousands of people, […]
Publish date: 2014 - 8 - 13


Pope Francis: Look for Jesus, meet Jesus: this is the great treasure

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday July 27 Pope Francis stressed the priceless value of encountering Jesus, noting that Jesus’ parables speak of those who are willing to trade everything for the Kingdom of God. “He who knows Jesus, who encounters him personally, remains fascinated and attracted by so much kindness, so much truth, so much beauty, […]
Publish date: 2014 - 7 - 31


Pope Francis: May the Lord give to all the strength and courage to take concrete actions to build peace

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis prayed for peace in the Holy Land on Sunday July 13, asking participants to join him in a moment of silent prayer. “I extend a heartfelt appeal to all of you to continue to pray earnestly for peace in the Holy Land, in light of the tragic events of recent days,” […]
Publish date: 2014 - 7 - 17

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Pope Francis: Peace is Crafted Day to Day

(CNA/EWTN News) – During his general audience address on May 28, Pope Francis said his pilgrimage to the Holy Land fed the desire for Christian unity and he encouraged Catholics to pray that God may help “heal the wounds” that divide the faithful. “I give thanks to God. He led me to that blessed Land, […]
Publish date: 2014 - 5 - 29


Peace that the World cannot Give

One who is presumptuous often imagines that he has gained God’s peace through self-distrust and trust in God when the case is far otherwise. And this will be made clear to you by the way he takes his failures. If, after a fall, you give way to despondency and vexation, and despairingly complain that you […]
Publish date: 2014 - 5 - 20


Pope Francis’ Christmas Message: Peace requires daily commitment

(CNA) In his Christmas message, Pope Francis prayed for peace throughout the world as a fruit of God`s grace, to be shared by every human person. “True peace is not a balance of opposing forces. It is not a lovely ‘façade’ which conceals conflicts and divisions. Peace calls for daily commitment, starting from God’s gift, […]
Publish date: 2013 - 12 - 26


Jesus: A Cause of Division (2)

Now it is the way of holy Scripture to use sometimes the term fire to describe holy and divine words. For as they who know how to purify gold and silver, destroy impurities by fire, so the Savior by the teaching of the Gospel in the power of the Holy Spirit cleanses the minds of […]
Publish date: 2013 - 10 - 23


Pope Francis: Look upon your brother’s sorrow, rebuild the harmony that has been shattered

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis participated in a vigil of fasting and prayer for peace with the faithful of Rome and pilgrims to the city on Saturday, September 7, 2013. Pope Francis said: “Look upon your brother’s sorrow and do not add to it, stay your hand, rebuild the harmony that has been shattered; and all […]
Publish date: 2013 - 9 - 9


Pope Francis: The use of violence never brought peace

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has called for a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, in the entire Mideast region, and throughout the whole world to be held this coming Saturday, September 7th, 2013. The Pope made the announcement during the course of remarks ahead of the traditional Angelus prayer this Sunday. Pope […]
Publish date: 2013 - 9 - 2


Be one in Jesus

John 17:20-26 In ourselves we cannot be one, severed from each other by diverse pleasures, and lusts, and the pollution of sin, from which we must be cleansed by a Mediator, in order to be one in Him. For there is no scandal so great as division, whereas unity amongst believers is a great argument […]
Publish date: 2013 - 5 - 16


Peace I leave with you

John 14:27-31 “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you”: He says this to console His disciples, who were now troubled at the prospect of the hatred and opposition which awaited them. But why does Jesus say: “Peace I leave with you” without the “My”? His peace is such peace as He […]
Publish date: 2013 - 4 - 30