The Vatican

Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel)

Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation, November 26, 2013

In his first extensive piece of writing as pope, Pope Francis lays out a vision of the Catholic Church dedicated to evangelization in a positive key, with a focus on society's poorest and most vulnerable, including the aged and the unborn.

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Understanding the Holy Father's Apostolic Exhortation

This link is a brief summary of the pope's document by Joe Paprocki, DMin. (Loyola Press)

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Vatican website

The official website of the Pope and the Holy See. Find encyclicals, letters, speeches, prayers, and more from the Vatican.

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Vatican Radio

The website for the broadcasting station of the Holy See. Broadcasts all the official Vatican activities of the Holy Father.

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Catholic Resources

Daily Readings

The readings are also available in audio format, as well as a video reflection for each day.

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Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service, serving since 1920 as a news agency specializing in reporting religion, is the primary source of national and world news that appears in the U.S. Catholic press. It is also a leading source of news for Catholic print and broadcast media throughout the world.

Almost every English-language Catholic newspaper in the world uses CNS. The approximately 170 U.S. Catholic newspapers, broadcasters and the more than 70 other news organizations in some 60 countries that rely on CNS touch the lives of more than 8 million throughout the world. Vatican Radio, which broadcasts news around the globe in more than 30 languages, is among the users of the CNS daily news report.

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From Florida

The Florida Catholic

The Florida Catholic, as the official newspaper for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami and the dioceses of Orlando, Palm Beach and Venice shares in the mission of proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ by providing information, education, and a forum for discussion.

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The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops

The official website of the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, a nonpartisan public policy voice on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of Florida.

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Our Diocese

Diocese of St. Petersburg

The website for the Diocese of St. Petersburg.

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Catholic Diocese of St Petersburg Facebook

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Bishop Lynch's Blog

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Bishop Lynch shares his thoughts and reflections with his friends in the Diocese of St. Petersburg.

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Spirit FM 90.5

The website for hit Christian music station, Spirit FM 90.5 - a family-friendly, Catholic radio station.

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