The 85-year-old pope noted that he needed to walk with a cane.
The pope made the remark in his message for the 2022 World Day of the Poor.
The 85-year-old pope has made public appearances in a wheelchair since May 5.
Celebrating the Trinity is “not so much a theological exercise, but a revolution in our way of life,” the pope said.
Pope Francis said he hoped the soldiers' time in Rome was spiritually fruitful.
Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke, one of the two Cardinals-designate from Africa, has described his being named candidate to receive a red from Pope Francis in August as an opportunity to “continue to do my best for the salvation of souls”.
Pope Francis also spoke about the challenges facing families today.
Officials of the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) have specified challenges in Africa they request that Pope Francis highlights during his July 2-7 two-African-nation trip scheduled to begin in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and conclude in South Sudan.
The pope was speaking to members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.
Pope Francis has encouraged the leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo in Nigeria and the people of God there to remain faithful to the Gospel message, which they need to continue defending with courage.
The pope delivered his homily from a wheelchair in front of the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica.
The representative of the Holy Father in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has encouraged the people of God in the Central African nation to prepare their hearts to welcome Pope Francis next month.
Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop Vincent Sowah Boi-Nai of the Catholic Diocese of Yendi in Ghana and appointed his successor.
The choice is fitting, since families from around the world will gather in Rome later this month for the World Meeting of Families on June 22-26.
A Catholic Missionary Priest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has exuded confidence that Pope Francis, who has always spoken passionately about the suffering in the central African nation, wishes to know the reality of the country better.
The pope was speaking to participants in an international conference on education.
The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
The pope was speaking at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square.
Church leaders in South are to organize ecumenical prayer sessions aimed at fostering reconciliation in the country ahead of the pastoral visit of Pope Francis alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Jim Wallace.
The situation of insecurity in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a cause for concern for the Catholic Bishops in the Central African country who are calling on those involved in the violent conflict to come “to their senses and seek dialogue”.