In this final stretch before Easter, let’s return to where we began — looking at the entirety of Christ’s way of being, as an integral whole of truth, goodness and beauty. Any other way risks removing something essential. 

Pope Francis will travel to Hungary at end of April

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Pope Francis will travel to Hungary April 28-30 where he will meet with government officials, refugees, academic scholars and young people in Budapest, the Vatican announced Feb. 27.

A Lenten walk in the fullness of Christ’s Way

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When Christ calls Himself the Way, the Truth and the Life, it raises the question: What does it mean to follow that Way, share that Truth, live that Life?

Pope Francis clarifies rules limiting celebration of Tridentine Mass

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Diocesan bishops must have Vatican authorization to allow the celebration of the pre-Vatican II Mass in a parish church, to establish a new "personal parish" for devotees of the old Mass or to allow its celebration by a priest ordained after July 2021 when Pope Francis issued rules restricting the celebration, he said.

Arms trade is a 'plague,' Pope Francis says on flight back from Africa

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At the end of six days in African countries bloodied by war and conflict, Pope Francis said that "the biggest plague" afflicting the world today is the weapons trade.

Pope Francis, in Congo, calls for an 'amnesty of the heart' to build peace

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In a country where most people are Christian and all are suffering from decades of violence and atrocities, Pope Francis told the Congolese to lay down their weapons and their rancor.

Pope Francis, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders ask for prayers before trip

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Before beginning their ecumenical pilgrimage of peace to South Sudan, Pope Francis and the leaders of the Anglican Communion and the Presbyterian Church of Scotland asked Christians around the globe to accompany them with prayers.

Mass media needs more kindness, truth spoken with charity, Pope Francis says

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The media and the field of communications need to exercise more kindness and share the truth with charity, Pope Francis said.

Long homilies are 'a disaster,' keep it under 10 minutes, Pope Francis says

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Lengthy, abstract homilies are "a disaster," so preaching should be limited to 10 minutes, Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis baptizes babies, urges parents to teach them to pray

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Telling parents and godparents to teach their little ones to pray from the time they are small, Pope Francis baptized 13 babies in the Sistine Chapel as their older brothers and sisters looked on -- or got away and ran around.