Pope Francis greets pilgrims at his general audience on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican. | Credit: Vatican Media

Avarice is a "sickness of the heart, not of the wallet": Pope Francis

Jan 24, 2024

In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis said the preoccupation with the accumulation of material goods reflects a greater “pathological accumulation.”

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address June 8, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Do Not Fear Persecution, Violence: Pope Francis to Catholics

Jun 21, 2020

Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged Christians to fear sin, not the hostility, violence, or persecution they may face when sharing the Gospel with the world.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square Feb. 26, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

The Trinity is Saving Love for a Broken World: Pope Francis

Jun 7, 2020

The Holy Trinity is saving love in a world filled with corruption, evil, and the sinfulness of men and women, Pope Francis said Sunday.

Pope Francis offers Mass in the Casa Santa Marta April 29, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Identify and Confess your Sins 'concretely,' Pope Francis Says

Apr 29, 2020

When identifying your faults, avoid being vague and tell God your sins honestly and frankly so that he can heal you, Pope Francis said at Mass Wednesday.

Pope Francis stands in front of the crucifix in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta April 4, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Sin Starts with Giving in to “small temptations in our soul”, Pope Francis Cautions

Apr 5, 2020

Before we commit a sin, there were usually small temptations which we let grow in our soul, eventually making excuses for ourselves and our fall, Pope Francis said during Mass Saturday, April 4.

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience Sept. 25, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis says slander is a 'diabolical cancer'

Sep 25, 2019

Pope Francis said Wednesday that slander is a 'diabolical cancer' that seriously damages the Church.