Pope Francis held the special Urbi et Orbi on Friday from the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica.
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Pope Francis appealed to people to heed what the authorities ask in times of coronavirus. “May the things the government ask you to do for … Read more
“During these difficult days we can find small, concrete gestures expressing closeness and concreteness towards the people closest to us, a caress for our grandparents, … Read more
This afternoon, shortly after 16:00, Pope Francis, left the Vatican in as a private citizen and visited the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, to address … Read more
Pope Francis began his Sunday morning liturgy at the Casa Santa Marta by recalling those who are sick and suffering. Then he asked us all … Read more
A handout picture provided by the Vatican Media shows Pope Francis celebrating Mass at Santa Marta House, Vatican City, 12 March 2020.
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The Pope offered a prayer to the Virgin Mary on Wednesday afternoon, in a video message to mark the Diocese of Rome’s day of prayer … Read more
Sunday Angelus to be delivered on big screen as Vatican announces that events won’t be open for public
Vatican officials announced that major papal events typically open to the public, including the Sunday Angelus and Wednesday general audience, will be closed for at … Read more
Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as the Archbishop of Lyon, France.
Cardinal Barbarin had first submitted his resignation to … Read more
I am saddened by the news of so many displaced people, so many men, women and children who are discarded by war – Pope Francis
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his sorrow for the plight of refugees and migrants fleeing war and asked the faithful to pray for them.
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Pope Francis, who has been suffering from what the Vatican says is a “slight indisposition,” resumed official audiences with individuals in his residence on … Read more
In the newly emerging discipline of “the ethical development of algorithms” or more simply “algor-ethics”, a critical contribution can be made by the principles of … Read more
Pope Francis urged Catholics Wednesday to use the season of Lent to spend less time immersed in the chatter and noise of the world through … Read more
Pope Francis on Sunday warned against “inequitable solutions” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying they would only be a prelude to new crises, in an apparent … Read more
Pope Francis (C, bottom) greets a group of women, including two nuns, during his weekly general audience at the Vatican, 19 February 2020.
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Pope Francis has introduced a year of missionary experience into the curriculum of those preparing to enter service in the Holy See’s diplomatic corps.
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Pope Francis on Sunday told the faithful that God came into the world to give us His Grace so we can do His will, and … Read more
Pope Francis has ruled against ordaining married men in the Amazon region as a means of addressing the shortage of Catholic priests.
Bishops backed the … Read more
Despite the objectives formulated by the UN and other international bodies, Pope Francis said humanity is in need of a renewed educational covenant “aimed at … Read more
Pope Francis began his Sunday Angelus by telling the faithful gathered in St Peter’s Square that the World Day for Consecrated Life reminds us of … Read more
Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass on ‘Sunday of the Word of God’ urging Christians to make room in their lives for the Sacred Scriptures.
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Pope Francis urges the faithful to be like the people of Malta, who in 60AD, welcomed and accepted St Paul and his companions in their moment of difficulty
Pope Francis urged men and women of goodwill to promote and practice a culture of welcome, especially towards vulnerable migrants in search of a better … Read more