Discussion Guides

World Day of Peace 2022: Quote Images

Along with the discussion guide, the Office has created a series of quote images that highlight the key themes from Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace 2022 Message. These quote images can be used as par…

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World Day of Peace 2022: Discussion Guide

Pope Francis has released his message for the World Day of Peace 2022. This takes place on the first of January every year and this year Pope Francis focuses on dialogue between generations, education…

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World Day of the Poor 2021

Around the globe, the Catholic Church will celebrate the World Day of the Poor on 14 November. Pope Francis’ Message for this occasion takes as its starting point the words “the poor you will always …

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World Day of Peace Message 2021

The theme of Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace Message for 2021 is A Culture of Care as a Path to Peace. It is a simple, timely message that goes to the heart of the matter. Francis begins by reflectin…

cover of discussion guide to Still Listening to the Spirit
Discussion Guide: Still Listening to the Spirit

This discussion guide accompanies the anthology Still Listening to the Spirit: Woman and and Man Twenty Years Later, providing starting points for engagement with each of the essays. It can…&nb…

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World Day of Peace Message 2020

Pope Francis’ Message for the 53rd World Day of Peace is titled Peace as a Journey of Hope: Dialogue, Reconciliation, and Ecological Conversion. It affirms peace as the hope and…