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On Easter, Pope asks: How will you respond to the resurrection?

Vatican City – On Easter morning Pope Francis said God's announcement to his people always comes as a surprise, like the shock of the disciples who found Jesus' tomb empty after his resurrection, and told Christians not to waste time responding to the good news they've been given.

Nothing can stifle the joy of the Gospel, Pope says on Palm Sunday

Vatican City – Jesus was the first target of “fake news” spread by those who wanted spin and twist his message for their own benefit, Pope Francis said Palm Sunday, but stressed that despite the pride and skepticism of some, nothing can dampen the joy of Christ's message or his…

This Lent, revive your enthusiasm for the faith, Pope says

VATICAN CITY – In his message for the upcoming Lenten season, Pope Francis urged people to renew their enthusiasm for the faith, using this season of prayer, fasting and almsgiving as an opportunity to stoke the flame of charity in their heart.

Pope Francis: Confront the lies of ‘fake news’

VATICAN CITY – In his message for the World Day of Social Communications, published Jan. 24, Pope Francis said that in a world of lightning-fast communication, there is a responsibility to combat falsehood and misinformation with truth, treating journalism as a people-oriented mission.