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Pope makes comments in homily at Domus Sanctae Marthae

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope tells Malawi bishops to focus on families

Pope Francis (CNS)

God wants to see a faith that inspires action, says Francis in homily

Pope Francis with Cardinal Oswald Gracias (CNS)

During morning homily Pope says Jesus ‘did things the scholars of the law did not like’

Pope Francis prays by the gravestones of an Austro-Hungarian cemetery in Fogliano di Redipuglia, northern Italy (CNS)

Pope makes comments at Italy’s largest war memorial

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Pope makes comments during Mass homily at the Vatican’s guesthouse

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope urges mourning for victims of war

Francis also condemns arms manufacturers who profit from conflicts

Pope Francis  (AP)

Francis lays out vision for outreach at every level of Church

Pope Francis (Photo: AP)

Pope Francis gives two morning Mass homilies at the Domus Sanctae Marthae

Is good oratory absolutely crucial or is it low down on the list of sought after priestly qualities?