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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS FOR WORLD MISSION DAY 2019

Baptized and Sent: The Church of Christ on Mission in the World Dear Brothers and Sisters, For the month of October 2019, I have asked that the whole Church revive her missionary awareness and commitment as we commemorate the centenary of the Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud of Pope Benedict XV (30 November 1919). Its farsighted and prophetic vision of the apostolate has made me realize once ag...
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APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION -ON THE CALL TO HOLINESS IN TODAY’S WORLD

APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON THE CALL TO HOLINESS IN TODAY’S WORLD INDEX « Rejoice and be glad » [1-2] Chapter One THE CALL TO HOLINESS The saints who encourage and accompany us [3-5] The saints “next door” [6-9] The Lord calls [10-13] For you too [14-18] Your mission in Christ [19-24] Activity that sanctifies [25-31] More alive, mor...
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POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION -CHRISTUS VIVIT

OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO YOUNG PEOPLE AND TO THE ENTIRE PEOPLE OF GOD 1. Christ is alive! He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world, and everything he touches becomes young, new, full of life. The very first words, then, that I would like to say to every young Christian are these: Christ is alive and he wants you to be alive! 2. He is in you, he is with you an...
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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 53rd WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY

« “We are members one of another” (Eph 4,25). From social network communities to the human community » Dear Brothers and Sisters, Ever since the internet first became available, the Church has always sought to promote its use in the service of the encounter between persons, and of solidarity among all. With this Message I would like to invite you once again to reflect on the foundation and imp...
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