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Technology is good but it shouldn't replace human beings, Pope says


Jan 20, 2016 - 04:20 pm .- While advancements in technology are mostly positive, they can also negatively affect the poor and the environment and risk letting “soulless machines” take the place of people, Pope Francis warned.

Pope Francis: for Christians, baptism is stronger than differences

Jan 20, 2016 - 05:32 am .- In his general audience during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Pope Francis focused on the common baptism Christians share, saying the strength of this bond is stronger than existing divisions.

Even the saints had sin in their past, Pope Francis recalls




Jan 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm .- Even great saints had at times succumbed to sin, Pope Francis said Tuesday during his Mass at the chapel of the Santa Marta residence.


Pope Francis kicks off monthly works of mercy with surprise visits





Jan 15, 2016 - 01:05 pm .- True to form, the pope of the surprise papal visit dropped by two different nursing homes in Rome unannounced on Friday. The visits kicked off the Pope’s monthly works of mercy, which he plans to do on Fridays during the Jubilee Year of Mercy.