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Pope Francis meets with members of Lazare Association from France at the Vatican, Aug. 28, 2021. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Tosses Speech to Listen to 200 Formerly Homeless People

The pope asked those present: ‘What do you expect from the Church?

Pope Francis gives the Angelus message from a window overlooking St. Peter's Square. Vatican Media

Complaining, Blaming Others is “poison” for the Heart, Waste of Time: Pope Francis

Complaining and blaming others is a waste of time; the way to defeat evil is to conquer it first within our own hearts, Pope Francis said.

Bishop-elect Guido Marini walks beside Pope Francis on Ash Wednesday 2021 in St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Appoints Vatican Master of Ceremonies Bishop of Italian Diocese

Msgr. Guido Marini has been in charge of papal liturgies since his appointment to the role by Benedict XVI in 2007.

St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Makes Several Temporary Changes to Vatican’s Chapter of St. Peter

The Chapter of St. Peter is group of retired priests who pray and assist in the basilica’s liturgical activities.

Sr. Alessandra Smerilli speaks at a press conference at the Vatican on July 7, 2020. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Pope Francis Names Salesian Sister Secretary of Vatican’s Social Development Office

Sr. Alessandra Smerilli, 46, was appointed ‘ad interim.’

Pope Francis greets participants in a meeting promoted by the International Catholic Legislators Network in the Vatican's Clementine Hall, Aug. 27, 2021. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Urges Catholic Lawmakers to Protect Human Dignity Online

The pope called for renewed efforts to combat child pornography, data breaches, and cyber attacks.

Pope Francis greets a child at a general audience at the Vatican, April 20, 2016. Vatican Media.

"Every child that arrives is God’s gift": Pope Francis on Adoption

‘Every baby, in every case, and in whatever situation is to be welcomed,’ the pope says in a new video.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Dec. 20, 2018. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Meets Nobel Peace Prize Winner Championing Women Rights in Iraq, Afghanistan

The survivor of ISIS enslavement has expressed concern for the future of Afghan women.

Pope Francis says Mass at the chapel of Santa Marta in the Vatican, Sept. 11, 2018. Vatican Media.

Sunday Mass Should Be the Culmination of all Parish Activities, Vatican Cardinal Says

After pandemic lockdowns led to the suspension of Catholic liturgies in many parts of the world, the Sunday Mass must be reaffirmed as the source and summit of parish life, the Vatican Secretary of State said in a message sent Monday on behalf of the pope. 

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during the Angelus on July 25, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Do Not Water Down Truth of the Eucharist: Pope Francis to Catholics

Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to not water down the teaching that the Eucharist is Jesus’ Body and Blood.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience, May 7, 2014. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Pope Francis Praises Martyred Korean Priest as “an exemplary witness of heroic faith”

Pope Francis said St. Andrew Kim Taegon spread the faith “in difficult times, marked by persecution and suffering” for the Korean people.

Pope Francis at the general audience on Aug. 18, 2021. Vatican Media

“Commandments exist, but what justifies us is Jesus Christ”: Pope Francis

Pope Francis said that Catholics must observe the commandments with the knowledge that justification comes from Jesus Christ.

Pope Francis boards his flight to Baghdad, Iraq on March 5, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Pope Francis Not Expected to Offer Public Mass During His November Visit to Scotland

The pope is expected to attend the “world leaders summit” in the opening days of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in Glasgow on Nov. 1-12.

Pope Francis speaks at the at the Grotto of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens on May 31st, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

“Humility is the way that leads to heaven”: Pope Francis on Solemnity of Assumption

On the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis gave a reminder that God exalts those who humble themselves.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims from the window overlooking St. Peter's Square on July 25, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Pope Francis Urges Solidarity with Haiti Following Devastating Earthquake

“In recent hours a strong earthquake has occurred in Haiti, causing numerous deaths, injuries and extensive material damage. I wish to express my closeness to those dear people who have been hard hit by the earthquake,” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis' video message to the Confederation of Latin American and Caribbean Religious (CLAR) on Aug. 13, 2021. Screenshot

Pope Francis Cautions against Misuse of Liturgy that Emphasizes on Ideology

“Let us not forget that a faith that is not inculturated is not authentic," Pope Francis said.

"The Chosen" actor Jonathan Roumie (left) and director Dallas Jenkins (center front) meet Pope Francis (right) at the Vatican on Aug. 11. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis Meets Actor Who Plays Jesus in the Internet Series “The Chosen”

The actor who plays Jesus in the internet series “The Chosen” met Pope Francis on Wednesday, fulfilling a lifelong dream as he visits Rome this week to view pilgrimage sites related to the Gospels.

Pope Francis spoke on the phone at the end of his general audience Aug. 11, 2021. Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis Speaks on Phone at End of Weekly General Audience

Pope Francis made an unknown phone call at the end of his weekly general audience on Wednesday.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on Jan. 31, 2018. Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Report: Envelope With Gun Bullets Addressed to Pope Francis Intercepted in Milan

The letter was addressed to "The Pope, Vatican City, St. Peter's Square in Rome."

Pope Francis waves during his Angelus address at the Vatican, Aug. 8, 2021. Vatican Media.

Jesus’ Bread of Life discourse Renews “our amazement for gift of Eucharist”: Pope Francis

‘God became man for me, for you, for all of us, to enter into our lives,’ the pope said.