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Pope Francis’ Message for 58th World Communications Day (2 Languages)

Dear brothers and sisters, the development of systems of artificial intelligence, to which I devoted my recent Message for the World Day of Peace, is radically affecting the world of information and communication, and through it, certain foundations of life in society. These changes affect everyone, not merely professionals in those fields......
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Pope Francis’ Message for the 61st World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Dear brothers and sisters! Each year, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations invites us to reflect on the precious gift of the Lord’s call to each of us, as members of his faithful pilgrim people, to participate in his loving plan and to embody the beauty of the Gospel in different states of life....
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Message for the Month of Ramadan and Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Dear Muslim brothers and sisters, once again we greet you on the occasion of the month of Ramadan with a message of closeness and friendship, aware of the importance of this month for your spiritual journey and for your family and social life, which also embraces your Christian friends and neighbours....
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Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2024

Dear brothers and sisters! When our God reveals himself, his message is always one of freedom: “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery” (Ex 20:2).  These are the first words of the Decalogue given to Moses on Mount Sinai. ...
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Pope Francis’ Message for World Day of Peace 2024

At the beginning of the New Year, a time of grace which the Lord gives to each one of us, I would like to address God’s People, the various nations, heads of state and government, the leaders of the different religions and civil society, and all the men and women of our time, in order to offer my fervent good wishes for peace......
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Pope Francis’ Message for 38th Diocesan World Youth Day 2023

Dear Young People, this past August I met hundreds of thousands of your contemporaries from all over the world who converged on Lisbon for World Youth Day. During the pandemic and all its uncertainties, we had hoped that this great moment of encounter with Christ and with other young people could take place......
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