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Results for vow of poverty

Holy Poverty and The Seminary
Originally Posted: 07/30/2014 - 10:41am | Type: Blog

I am not your employee. I am your pastor. I am poor. Any wealth I may posses comes directly from the pockets of others. Paul said, "the foolishness of the cross" not &qu ...

Pope Francis Shuns Papal Apartment in Favor of Smaller Guesthouse
Originally Posted: 03/27/2013 - 7:57am | Type: Blog

Shunning the spacious papal apartment used by his predecessors, Pope Francis has chosen to continue living in the Vatican guesthouse where he has been staying since the beginning of the conclave. ...

Why the Next Pope Should Be a Poor Woman of Color
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

Who better to embody the Christ-like compassionate suffering alongside the poor than one who knows the experience first-hand? For the first time in six centuries, the head of the ...