Pope Francis

Prayers for Peace – resource from Irish Bishops

Fr Robert McCabe introduces a prayer resource circulated by the Irish Bishops in response to the recent call from Pope Francis for people to pray for peace.

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The Good News according to Francis – series trailer

Trailer for a three week series beginning on 12th March 2014 which reflects on Evangelii Gaudium from Pope Francis along with Matthew’s Gospel.

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The Good News according to Francis – The Francis Effect

Watch excerpt from first part of three part series The Good News according to Francis which starts on iCatholic on 12th March.

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The Good News according to Francis – Part 1/3

Watch part one of a three part series – The Good News according to Francis – which looks at the Kingdom of God.

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The Good news according to Francis – 2/3

watch the second part of this three part series which reflects on the teaching of Pope Francis in the light of Matthew’s Gospel.

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The Good News according to Francis – Part 3/3

Watch the final part of this three part series – The Good News according to Francis – entitled Belonging to the community of faith

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The Social Gospel of Pope Francis – Live 25 Feb 2014

A panel discussion on the Social Teaching of Pope Francis, especially as presented in Evangelii Gaudium.

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The Joy of the Gospel – introductory video

Bishop Brendan Leahy, Breda O’Brien and Fr Donal Dorr and Prof Eamonn Conway share their reaction to Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel) from Pope Francis.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Brian Grogan SJ

Jesuit Brian Grogan gives his reflection of the Apostolic Exhortation – Evangelii Gaudium – issued by Pope Francis.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Peter McVerry SJ

Jesuit Peter McVerry gives his reflection of the Apostolic Exhortation – Evangelii Gaudium – issued by Pope Francis.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly, Editor of the Irish Catholic, discusses Evangelii Gaudium from Pope Francis and the media reaction to Pope Francis.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Donal Dorr

Donal Dorr, author of a major study of Catholic Social Teaching, discusses Evangelii Gaudium from Pope Francis and how the Good News is proclaimed to the poor.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Breda O’Brien

Breda O’Brien shares her reflection on Evangelii Gaudium and discusses what Pope Francis has to say about the place of women in the church , decision-making and his pro-life statements.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Bishop Brendan Leahy

Bishop Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick, shares his reflection on Evangelii Gaudium which includes a powerful conversion call for all of us.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Eamonn Conway

Prof Eamonn Conway shares his reflection on Evangelii Gaudium and his understanding of what Pope Francis means by a ‘missionary option’ for the Church and the idea of a ‘hierarchy of truths’.

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Evangelii Gaudium and the New Evangelisation Synod

Evangelii Gaudium follows on from the Synod on the New Evangelisation held in Rome in Oct 2012. Prof Conway discusses how the spirit evident at that gathering is reflected in the ‘Joy of the Gospel’.

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The Joy of the Gospel – Suzanne Mulligan

Suzanne Mulligan discusses ‘Evangelii Gaudium’, the Apostolic Exhortation recently issued by Pope Francis and the emphasis on dialogue.

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