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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.

Bishop Giorgio Marengo, Prefect of Ulaanbaatar, who will be elevated to cardinal Aug. 27, 2022. Amunra Magnus via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

47-year-old Consolata Missionary Bishop in Mongolia to Become the Youngest Cardinal

Jun 2, 2022

A Consolata missionary Bishop who has ministered in the East Asian nation of Mongolia for nearly 20 years will soon become the world’s youngest cardinal.

Pope Francis meets participants in the international conference ‘Lines of Development of the Global Compact on Education’ in a room adjacent to the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, June 1, 2022. Vatican Media.

Guarding "dead traditions" is Dangerous for the Church’s Life: Pope Francis

Jun 1, 2022

The pope was speaking to participants in an international conference on education.

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Bring the Love of Jesus’ Sacred Heart "to the ends of the earth": Pope Francis

Jun 1, 2022

The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 1, 2022. Vatican Media.

Old age a Time to Rediscover Trust in the Lord: Pope Francis

Jun 1, 2022

The pope was speaking at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square.

The official logo of the 2022 World Meeting of Families in Rome. Diocese of Rome.

Vatican Unveils Schedule for the 2022 World Meeting of Families in June

May 31, 2022

The 10th World Meeting of Families will be held in Rome on June 22-26.

Pope Francis greets the elderly priest-residents of Casa San Gaetano in Rome on June 17, 2016. Vatican Media.

Vatican Offers Plenary Indulgence for Visiting the Elderly on Grandparents’ Day on July 24

May 30, 2022

The 2nd World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will take place on July 24.

Pope Francis delivers the Regina Coeli address in St. Peter's Square, May 29, 2022. Vatican Media

Christ "does not want to limit our freedom" by His Presence: Pope Francis on the Ascension

May 30, 2022

Reflecting on the feast of the Ascension, Pope Francis on Sunday discussed the two acts that Christ performed immediately before ascending into heaven: he announced the gift of the Holy Spirit, and blessed his apostles. 

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, May 25, 2022. Vatican Media.

"Ours is age of fake news, collective superstitions, pseudo-scientific truths": Pope

May 25, 2022

The pope dedicated his general audience address to the Book of Ecclesiastes.

Pope Francis meets members of the Global Solidarity Fund in a room adjacent to the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, May 25, 2022. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Calls for a Christian Economy Based on Community

May 25, 2022

The pope was speaking to members of the Global Solidarity Fund.

Pope Francis greets a crowd of an estimated 25,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square in Rome for his Regina Caeli address on May 22, 2022. Vatican Media

Ask the Lord for the Gift of Peace: Pope Francis

May 22, 2022

An estimated 25,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square in Rome on Sunday to hear Pope Francis' Regina Caeli reflections on Jesus' words, “My peace I give to you” (Jn 14:27).

Participants in Italy's pro-life demonstration in Rome on May 21, 2022. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Life "is always sacred and inviolable", Pope Francis Says

May 22, 2022

Pope Francis praised a pro-life event in Rome and offered comments defending the dignity of life on Sunday. 

Pope Francis met with members of the De La Salle Christian Brothers on May 21, 2022. Vatican Media

Catholic Schools Should Not be Christian in Name Only: Pope Francis

May 21, 2022

The pope spoke to the De La Salle Christian Brothers.

People from more than 20 countries take part in a video call hosted by the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life on May 19, 2022. Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life Flickr photostream.

Vatican Hosts Synod Listening Session with Disabled Catholics

May 20, 2022

‘I’m in debt to people with disabilities,’ said Cardinal Grech. ‘One of them led me on the path of a priestly vocation.’