Pope Francis

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Earth Day 2018

Reflection
This short resource reflects on the theme of Earth Day 2018, connects this theme to Pope Francis’s concerns for Creation, and offers suggestions for action and an Earth Day prayer. EFJ’s 2015...
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Pope Francis: Jerusalem as an Interfaith City

Reflection
The first day of February begins World Interfaith Harmony Week; this resource looks at the efforts of Pope Francis and the three popes before him to promote interfaith harmony in the holy city of...
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Pope Francis’s 2018 World Day of Peace Message

Reflection
This artistic photo reflection uses quotes from Pope Francis’s 2018 World Day of Peace message. To view the reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/2jlRdJr.  
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Pope Francis: World Day of Peace Message, 2018

Reflection
This resource builds on Pope Francis’s World Day of Peace Message for 2018. He calls the world to a new way of seeing immigrants, migrants, and refugees; the Pope challenges us all to practice hope...
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Pope Francis on Sustainable Urban Communities, Encounter, and Solidarity

Reflection
Pope Francis reminds us that we cannot simply work for the environment in our communities without concern for “the cry of the poor.” He believes all is interconnected and we must hear “both the...

Pope Francis’s 2016 Urbi et Orbi Christmas Message

This artistic photo reflection uses quotes from Pope Francis’s Urbi et Orbi message for Christmas. To view the reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/2zcGeKR.

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis: First World Day of the Poor

This artistic photo reflection uses quotes from Pope Francis’s message for November 19, the First World Day of the Poor. To view the reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/2if5mu9.  
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Pope Francis’s 2017 Lenten Message

Creative Voice
This artistic reflection is based on the text of Pope Francis’s 2017 Lenten Message:  “The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift.” Pope Francis focuses his Lenten message on the story of...

Peace to Our Earth

Prayer
This prayer for the natural environment is based on the line from Pope Francis’s 2013 Lenten Message, “Peace to our earth.”

Prayer of Accompaniment

Prayer
This prayer, taken from EFJ’s Prayer Service on Pope Francis’s Message for the 2016 World Day of Migrants and Refugees, stirs us into action to help the millions of refugees around the world...
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Prayer of Accompaniment

Prayer
This prayer, taken from EFJ’s Prayer Service on Pope Francis’s Message for the 2016 World Day of Migrants and Refugees, stirs us into action to help the millions of refugees around the world...

Prayer to the Lord (English and Spanish)

Prayer
This prayer by Pope Francis asks Mary, the mother of our Lord, to guide us as we “step outside ourselves” and transform the world through mercy and compassionate love.