Pope Francis prayed for the repose of the souls of Pope Benedict XVI and the cardinals and bishops who died in the past year during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Nov. 3, 2023. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis: Like Benedict XVI, Be "humble laborers" for the Church

Nov 3, 2023

At a Mass for Pope Benedict XVI and deceased cardinals and bishops on Friday, Pope Francis urged Christians, especially pastors, to be the humble servants of others.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at his general audience in Paul VI Hall on Feb. 15, 2023. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis: Bring the Gospel into the World Without Becoming Worldly

Feb 15, 2023

Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christians are called to bring the Gospel into the world without becoming worldly.

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Oct. 23, 2022. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis Warns of the Danger of "spiritual arrogance"

Oct 23, 2022

In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis warned that “spiritual arrogance” can lead to adoration of one’s ego instead of God.

Pope Francis beatified Pope John Paul I in St. Peter’s Square on Sept. 4, 2022. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Beatifies John Paul I, Pope for 33 Days

Sep 4, 2022

In one of the shortest pontificates in papal history, John Paul I gained a reputation for his humility and his dedication to teaching the faith in an understandable manner.

Bishop Matthew Remijio Adam of South Sudan's Wau Diocese/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

South Sudan Lacks Specialists in “humility” to Move Country Forward: Catholic Bishop

Aug 31, 2022

South Sudan has political leaders lacking in humility, the Catholic Bishop of Wau Diocese in the East-Central African nation has said, regretting the fact that the lack of humble leaders does not move the country forward.  

Pope Francis speaks at the at the Grotto of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens on May 31st, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

“Humility is the way that leads to heaven”: Pope Francis on Solemnity of Assumption

Aug 15, 2021

On the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis gave a reminder that God exalts those who humble themselves.

New graduate nurses and midwives from South Sudan's Catholic Health Training Institute (CHTI). Credit: Courtesy Photo

New Graduate Nurses, Midwives in South Sudan Urged to Manifest Humility in Daily Duties

Jul 4, 2021

New graduate nurses and midwives in South Sudan have been urged to manifest humility in their daily duties as they attend to patients.  

Late Bishop Linus Okok Okwach who died September 13 at St. Monica’s hospital, Kisumu in western Kenya.

Late Kenyan Bishop Eulogized as Educationist, Great Example of Humility

Sep 14, 2020

Kenyans from all walks of life have paid tribute to the late Bishop Linus Okok Okwach, the emeritus and founding Bishop of Kenya’s Homabay Diocese, terming the Prelate who died Saturday, September 12 as a true example of faith with deeds, an educationist and an epitome of humility.

Pope Francis at the general audience Nov. 15, 2017. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis Got Stuck in a Vatican Elevator, Firefighters Helped Him

Sep 1, 2019

Pope Francis begged the pardon of the crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square Sunday, explaining that he was late because he had gotten stuck in a Vatican elevator and had to wait for help from the fire department.