The decision goes into effect immediately.
The pope wrote the preface of a new Vatican document for priests working with engaged couples.
The 85-year-old pope noted that he needed to walk with a cane.
The pope made the remark in his message for the 2022 World Day of the Poor.
The 85-year-old pope has made public appearances in a wheelchair since May 5.
Celebrating the Trinity is “not so much a theological exercise, but a revolution in our way of life,” the pope said.
Pope Francis said he hoped the soldiers' time in Rome was spiritually fruitful.
Pope Francis also spoke about the challenges facing families today.
The pope delivered his homily from a wheelchair in front of the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica.
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.
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.
The pope was speaking to participants in an international conference on education.
The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
The pope was speaking at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square.
The 10th World Meeting of Families will be held in Rome on June 22-26.
The 2nd World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will take place on July 24.
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.
The pope dedicated his general audience address to the Book of Ecclesiastes.
The pope was speaking to members of the Global Solidarity Fund.
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).