The project is part of the Amoris Laetitia Family Year.
It was the pope’s first general audience since he underwent colon surgery.
In an accompanying video, the pope said that the Church ‘always is in crisis, because she’s alive.’
“Have the courage to live your youth by entrusting yourselves to the Lord and setting out on a journey with him,” Pope Francis said in a message to the 32nd Medjugorje Youth Festival.
The pope said that Catholics were called to leave behind self-interest.
The 76-year-old cardinal's urological surgery was performed with the help of the da Vinci robot.
Angelo Cardinal Becciu was present Tuesday, July 27, the first day of a major Vatican finance trial to defend himself of charges of embezzlement and abuse of office. He is one of 10 defendants in the Vatican’s largest trial for financial crimes in modern times.
The pope called for a “new mindset” in the battle against malnutrition.
“In this time of pandemic, may these Games be a sign of hope,” the pope said.
“I worry when I see a society full of people in constant motion, too caught up in their own affairs to have time for a glance, a greeting or a hug,” Pope Francis said Sunday.
The Vatican's balance sheet showed a deficit of $78 million in 2020.
“It would be good to ask ourselves every day: ‘What do I bring to Jesus today?’” Pope Francis said.
In his first public appearance since having an intestinal surgery, Pope Francis prayed the Angelus from the balcony of his hospital on Sunday and delivered a message urging access to good healthcare for everyone.
During his hospitalization, Pope Francis has exchanged affectionate messages with the young patients in the nearby pediatric oncology and children’s neurosurgery wards, according to the Vatican.
Pope Francis is inviting Catholics around the world to pray this month for people risking their lives by standing up for fundamental rights.
At the Regina Coeli, Pope Francis encouraged Christians to “never tire of seeking the risen Christ.”
May those who suffer take refuge in the wounds of Christ, and through them, receive the hope which does not disappoint, Pope Francis prayed on Easter Sunday.
On Easter Sunday 2021, Pope Francis offered Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter’s Basilica. Afterward, he gave the Urbi et Orbi message and blessing. The following is the full text of the pope’s Easter message.
Here is the full text of the Easter Vigil homily of Pope Francis, delivered April 3 at St. Peter's Basilica.
At the Vatican's Easter Vigil Mass, Pope Francis said that Jesus’ love is without limits and always provides the grace to begin anew.