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Pope Francis praises the ‘hidden holiness’ of everyday saints

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Pope Francis cautioned against the false appearances of those who are proud or vain, saying that true holiness is found in the silent, everyday witness of the poor and humble. (Photo: AP) “We should think about so much hidden holiness there is in the Church; Christians who remain in Jesus,” the Pope told those present in the Vatican’s Saint Martha guesthouse ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Maintain a lively faith, lest your churches become dust-filled museums

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In an address to the Swiss bishops on Monday, Pope Francis urged them maintain a lively faith, lest their country’s religious buildings become nothing more than dust-filled museums, writes Catholic News Agency. (Photo: CNA) The Holy Father also used the opportunity to encourage the bishops to live their episcopal fatherhood; to uphold the ministerial priesthood; to engage in frank ecumenism; ... Read More »