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Pope Francis walks with a cane at the beginning of a meeting with Brazilian bishops on June 27, 2022. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Says His Mobility Has Improved, He Has "been able to walk for three days"

Jun 28, 2022

The 85-year-old pope has used a wheelchair for many of his public audiences for nearly two months.

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization, presents the logo for the 2025 Jubilee Year, June 28, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Winning 2025 Jubilee Year Logo Unveiled after Global Competition

Jun 28, 2022

The Vatican evangelization chief unveiled on Tuesday the winning logo of the 2025 Jubilee Year, chosen after a worldwide competition.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on June 26, 2022. Vatican Media

Resisting Anger Takes "tremendous interior strength," So Ask God for Help: Pope Francis

Jun 26, 2022

Pope Francis addressed pilgrims gathered for the 10th World Meeting of Families at his weekly Angelus address.

Pope Francis at Mass for the World Meeting of Families 2022 in St. Peter's Square. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Full text: Pope Francis’ Message to Families at the World Meeting of Families 2022

Jun 26, 2022

Pope Francis read a "Missionary Sending of Families" after Mass in St. Peter's Square.

Cardinal Kevin Farrell celebrated Mass for the World Meeting of Families 2022 on June 25, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Next World Meeting of Families to be Held in 2028

Jun 26, 2022

Cardinal Kevin Farrell made the announcement at the end of Mass for the 10th World Meeting of Families, which will end on June 26.

Pope Francis greets families in St. Peter's Square before Mass for the World Meeting of Families 2022 on June 25, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Christ Frees Families from the Slavery of Selfishness: Pope Francis

Jun 26, 2022

"How many people lack the greatest freedom of all, which is interior freedom," Pope Francis said at Mass in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis speaks at the opening of the World Meeting of Families in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, June 22, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Catholic Marriage a Gift, Not a Formality, Pope Francis at World Meeting of Families 2022

Jun 22, 2022

Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic marriage is a gift, not just a formality or rule.

Pope Francis waves to crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square on June 19, 2022, on Corpus Christi Sunday. Vatican Media

Let Jesus Christ Feed the Hungers of Your Life, Pope Francis Says on Corpus Christi

Jun 19, 2022

The pope also prayed for the upcoming World Meeting of Families, and for peace in Myanmar and Ukraine.

Pope Francis met with members of the Society of Saint Paul on June 18, 2022. Vatican Media

Follow St. Paul’s Wisdom When Using Tech to Spread the Gospel: Pope Francis

Jun 19, 2022

The pope also warned about “disinformation” in today’s media environment.

Pope Francis meets with members of the editorship of the theological magazine La Scuola Cattolica at the Vatican's Consistory Hall, June 17, 2022. Vatican Media.

Candidates for the Priesthood Must Be Well Scrutinized: Pope Francis

Jun 17, 2022

The pope was speaking to seminary formators from the Milan archdiocese.

New Public Associations of Faithful Require Written Vatican Approval: Pope Francis

Jun 15, 2022

The decision goes into effect immediately.

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 8, 2022. Vatican Media

Catholic Marriage Preparation a "duty of justice" in Text for Dioceses, Pope Francis Says

Jun 15, 2022

The pope wrote the preface of a new Vatican document for priests working with engaged couples.

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 15, 2022. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Pope Francis: "When you are old, you are no longer in control of your body"

Jun 15, 2022

The 85-year-old pope noted that he needed to walk with a cane.

Pope Francis greets a participant in the World Day of the Poor in Rome, Nov. 16, 2017. L'Osservatore Romano.

No Christian is Exempt from Aiding the Poor: Pope Francis

Jun 14, 2022

The pope made the remark in his message for the 2022 World Day of the Poor.

Pope Francis celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi in Ostia June 3, 2018. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis Not to Preside at June 16 Corpus Christi Mass, Procession Due to Knee Pain

Jun 14, 2022

The 85-year-old pope has made public appearances in a wheelchair since May 5.

Pope Francis speaks to the crowd on June 12, 2022 gathered in St. Peter's Square in Rome for the recitation of the Angelus on Trinity Sunday. Vatican Media

The Holy Trinity inspires us "to live with others and for others": Pope Francis

Jun 12, 2022

Celebrating the Trinity is “not so much a theological exercise, but a revolution in our way of life,” the pope said.

Pope Francis meets the Grenadiers of Sardinia Brigade, part of the Italian army, and their families, on June 11, 2022. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Thanks Army Brigade for Protecting Pilgrims to the Vatican

Jun 11, 2022

Pope Francis said he hoped the soldiers' time in Rome was spiritually fruitful.

Pope Francis meets members of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) on June 10, 2022. Vatican Media

Pornography "a threat to public health": Pope Francis

Jun 10, 2022

Pope Francis also spoke about the challenges facing families today.

Pope Francis sat at the front of the congregation in St. Peter's Basilica on the Solemnity of Pentecost on June 5, 2022. Vatican Media

On Pentecost, Pope Francis Explains How to Recognize the Voice of the Holy Spirit

Jun 5, 2022

The pope delivered his homily from a wheelchair in front of the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica.

Pope Francis announced that his prayer intention for June 2022 is families. Shutterstock

Pope Francis Announces His Prayer Intention for June 2022

Jun 3, 2022

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.