The pope canonized the French explorer on May 15.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kikwit in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has expressed joy as the Central African nation awaits the visit of Pope Francis, noting that the visit signifies the coming of St. Peter “to confirm us in the faith”.
The representative of the Holy Father in South Sudan has said that the planned ecumenical visit to the East-Central African nation is “a moment of grace” for the people of God in the country.
The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity.
It was the Church’s first canonization since October 2019.
‘Italy, Europe, and the West are impoverishing their futures,’ the pope said.
The pope was speaking to moral theologians.
The pope was speaking with members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Dialogue Commission (ARCIC).
The pope made the comment in his message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2022.
‘You are our last hope. We hope that you can save their lives. Please don’t let them die.’
The pope made the appeal in his message for the second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
Lebanon’s tourism minister announced the postponement, citing ‘health reasons.’
"In anticipation of our pilgrimage of peace this coming summer, we look forward to visiting your great country.”
Pope Francis said that the liturgy should not be “a battleground” for “outdated issues.”
In his Regina Caeli address, Pope Francis asked the faithful to celebrate their mothers in a special way on Sunday, for Mother’s Day, and urged continued prayers for peace in Ukraine.
Catholic Bishops in South Sudan have agreed to spearhead campaigns aimed at making the people of God aware of the planned ecumenical visit in their respective Dioceses, a Catholic Priest serving at the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) has told ACI Africa in an interview.
The pope made the comment in his annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations message.
The pope was pushed in a wheelchair onto the stage of the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall.
The pope spoke off the cuff to members of the International Union of Superiors General.