|Pope Francis creates new path to beatification under ‘offering of life’ |
It is certain that the heroic offering of life, suggested and supported by charity, expresses a true, full and exemplary imitation of Christ
|1st World Day of the Poor |
Poverty has the face of women, men and children exploited by base interests, crushed by the machinations of power and money.
|Venezuelan Cardinal Urosa Speaks of Encounter With Pope |
To go forward with our pastoral work, with the accompaniment of the people in these difficult moments and, of course, to help to pursue coexistence and peace,
|Pope Warns Mercy Is Not "Philanthropy" Nor "Pitying" |
Pope Francis sends video message to conference in Argentina.
|Pope Francis Calls for Protection of Civilians as 'Imperative and Urgent Obligation' |
Address of His Holiness Pope Francis to members of catholic organizations servin in Iraq, Syria and neighbouring territories.
|Audience with the National Council Order of Journalists |
Journalism must not fuel fears of forced migration due to war or hunger
|Pope Kicks Off Visit to Assisi for World Day of Prayer for Peace |
Pope Francis has returned to the Italian town of Assisi today, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Meeting of Prayer for Peace, desired by John Paul II on Oct. 27, 1986.
|Pope Francis: No to Worldliness! You Cannot Have Two Masters |
Even if we are tempted to, or it seems easier, we should not be ‘worldly.’
|Pope Francis Proposes New Work of Mercy |
Pope Francis has proposed a new work of mercy: care of creation.
|Pope to Refugee Athletes: May Your Courage Express a Cry for Peace |
In letter to Olympic team, Pope insists that peace is possible, everything is lost with war
|Are We So Busy We Never Listen, Pope Asks at Angelus |
Says Martha's error in receiving Jesus was being so occupied that she forgot his presence
|Pope Francis Condemns More 'Blind Violence' After Nice Attack |
Condemning such acts again, His Holiness Pope Francis expresses his deep sorrow and his spiritual closeness to the French people.
|Pope's Address to French Pilgrimage of Poor People |
Beloved brothers, I ask you above all to stay courageous and, just in the midst of your troubles, keep the joy of hope.
|Vatican's Sea Sunday Message |
Encouraged by Pope Francis who called the chaplains and volunteers of the Apostleship of the Sea
|Pope Francis Personally Invites Youth To Ecumenical Event On The National Mall |
Forty well-known speakers, authors and leaders joined for a day of unified prayer and worship
|Francis' address to Benedict for 65th Anniversary of Pope Emeritus' Priestly Ordination |
You, Holiness, continue to serve the Church, do not cease to truly contribute with vigor and wisdom to her growth
|Pope Sends Telegrams Returning From Armenia |
Pope Francis reminds nations of remembrance in his prayers, invokes God’s blessings of peace and prosperity.
|Pope Receives Former President of Israel |
The last encounter between Pope, Shimon Peres was in September 2014.
|With video message, Pope calls faithful to join charity's 'Be God's Mercy' Campaign |
Aid to the Church in Need promoting initiative through Oct. 4, feast of St. Francis
|Pope's Address to Assembly of the ROACO |
All of you are part of a 'restoration' that will enable the face of the Church
|Pope Francis Expresses Condolences for Terrorist Attack in Orlando |
Horror and condemnation of the massacre in Orlando, new manifestation of homicidal folly and senseless hatred.
|Pope Tells Doctors to Put 'More Heart' into Their Hands |
Pope Francis has reminded doctors that they need to put heart into their important work.
|Pope Francis Reminds Deacons of their Vocation to Service |
Pope Francis focused on the early Church's foundation of the diaconate as a concrete expression of Jesus' new commandment of love.
|Pope Meets President of Singapore |
Cordial discussions highlighted importance of interreligious, intercultural dialogue for promotion of human rights.
|"The Church Needs Religious on the Streets" |
Says that 'love is always setting out'.
|Pope Meets Cairo's Grand Imam of Al-Azhar. |
Meeting Between Pope, Leading Authority on Sunni Islam Marks 'a First'.
| Pope Tells Italian Soccer Players to be 'Champions in Life'. |
The Pope reminds athletes to listen to conscience, set good example.
|Pope's Q&A at Meeting with International Union of Superiors General |
'But you see how discernment is necessary in every case!'
|The Pope Entrusts all Moms to Mary on This Mother's Day |
Full text of Regina Caeli address - May 8, 2016
|Vatican's Message for Buddhist Feast of Vesakh |
Buddhists and Christians: Together to foster ecological education
|Pope's Address to Regenerative Medicine Conference |
The globalization of indifference must be countered by the globalization of empathy.