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Pope Receives Members of Italy’s National Civil Protection Service

‘The Italian Civil Protection never ceases to remind us that the defense of human life and the protection of the territory and infrastructure not only occur in emergencies, but also and above all in activities of forecasting and prevention and in the subsequent phase of return to normality…’

Pope’s ‘Urbi et Orbi’ Blessing

‘May the little Child whom we contemplate today in the manger, in the cold of the night, watch over all the children of the world, and every frail, vulnerable and discarded person. May all of us receive peace and consolation from the birth of the Savior and, in the knowledge that we are loved by the one heavenly Father, realize anew that we are brothers and sisters and come to live as such!’

Pope Francis’ Address to the Synod Fathers at Opening of Synod2018 on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment

‘Do not let yourselves be tempted, therefore, by the “prophets of doom” …keep your gaze fixed on the good that “often makes no sound’ it is neither a topic for blogs, nor front page news”, and do not be afraid “before the wounds of Christ’s flesh, always inflicted by sin and often by the children of the Church”

Pope’s Angelus Address in Kaunas, Lithuania

‘Here in Lithuania, you have a hill of crosses, where thousands of people, over the centuries, have planted the sign of the cross. I ask you, as we now pray the Angelus, to beg Mary to help us all to plant our own cross…’