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St. Joseph Shows Engaged Couples What Real Love Looks Like: Pope Francis

‘We need to move from infatuation to mature love,’ the pope said.

Pope Francis meets young people of the Scholas Community at Rome’s Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae, Nov. 25, 2021. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Pope Francis’ December Prayer Intention: Catechists to Witness Word of God "with courage"

Pope Francis instituted a new ministry of catechist in May.

Pope Francis meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I at the Vatican, Oct. 4, 2021. Vatican Media.

May God Prepare Us to Receive Gift of Full Unity: Pope Francis to Orthodox Leader

The pope sent the message on the feast of St. Andrew.

Pope Francis prays before the statue of the Immaculate Conception in Rome’s Piazza di Spagna Dec. 8, 2020. Vatican Media.

Immaculate Conception: Pope Francis Cancels Public Act of Veneration again Due to Pandemic

Last year, the pope made a surprise visit to pray alone at the Immaculate Conception statue.

Pope Francis speaks during the Angelus prayer. Vatican Media

Life’s Essential Ingredient is Prayer: Pope Francis on First Sunday of Advent

On the first Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis reminded Christians that an essential ingredient for living an alert and joyful life is prayer.

Pope Francis embraces a man in a wheelchair at the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on June 10, 2015. L'Osservatore Romano.

Pope Francis to Persons with Disabilities: "The Church loves you and needs each of you"

The pope issued a message marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Pope Francis takes a selfie with pilgrims at the April 1, 2015 general audience in St. Peter’s Square. Vatican Media.

Digital Revolution Forces us to Rethink What it Means to be Human: Pope Francis

‘Today, a revolution is underway,’ the pope told the Pontifical Council for Culture.

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 24, 2021. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

St. Joseph Continues to Protect the Catholic Church Today: Pope Francis

The pope’s general audience address focused on the genealogy of Jesus.

Pope Francis met participants and organizers of a Christmas songwriting contest at the Vatican on Nov. 22, 2021. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Tells Young Adults to Hold onto Hope as Advent Nears

Pope Francis met young adults and teens participating in a songwriting contest based on the theme of Christmas.

Pope Francis speaks after delivering his Angelus address at the Vatican, Nov. 21, 2021. Vatican Media.

Christ is Not Like Other Kings, He is a King for Others: Pope Francis

Two young people joined the pope as he delivered his Angelus address.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King, Nov. 21, 2021. EWTN News/Daniel Ibáñez/Vatican Pool.

Be "critical conscience of society": Pope Francis to Catholics on World Youth Day 2021

The pope offered Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King.

Pope Francis with members of the ‘Pope’s Team - Fratelli tutti’ in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Nov. 20, 2021. Vatican Media.

Holy Father Meets the "Pope’s Team" ahead of Friendly Soccer Match

The papal team includes Swiss Guards and migrants.

Pope Francis meets participants in an international conference on eradicating child labor at the Vatican's Consistory Hall, Nov. 19, 2021. | Vatican Media.

Persistence of Child Labor is "shocking and disturbing": Pope Francis

Around 150 million children are forced to work worldwide.

Pope Francis with Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in the Vatican, Nov. 10, 2017. L'Osservatore Romano.

Justice and Peace Commissions Offer an "indispensable service": Pope Francis

The pope said that justice and peace could be built only through ‘two paths.’

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 17, 2021. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

St. Joseph Teaches Us to Notice the People the World Ignores: Pope Francis

The pope’s new catechetical cycle is devoted to Jesus’ foster father.

Pope Francis visits Rome’s Astalli Center on Sept. 10, 2013. Vatican Media.

Refugees are Ending Up in a "desert of humanity": Pope Francis

‘The number of people forced to flee their homelands continues to grow,’ the pope said.

Pope Francis meets participants in the general chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order, Nov. 15, 2021. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Asks Secular Franciscans to Take St. Francis’ Path of Conversion

Secular Franciscan Order is holding its general chapter in Rome.

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Nov. 14, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

"This world will pass away and only love will remain": Pope Francis

When one is faced with an important difficult decision, Pope Francis’ advice is to imagine standing before Christ at the “threshold of eternity” because that is what ultimately matters.