Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence to Catholics celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at home this Saturday.
Prayer is so powerful that “even death trembles when a Christian prays,” Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
Pope Francis announced a Year of St. Joseph Tuesday in honor of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s proclamation as patron of the Universal Church.
The Immaculate Conception is “one of the wonders of the story of salvation,” Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Tuesday.
We should ask God for the gift of conversion this Advent, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday.
The Vatican published Friday a guide with suggestions for Catholic bishops to promote unity with other Christian communities, and offering practical advice for how to overcome common challenges to ecumenism.
Pope Francis has established the global network that promotes his monthly prayer intentions as a Vatican body.
Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals met online Tuesday to continue work on the new apostolic constitution to govern the Roman Curia, according to a Vatican statement.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that God does not wait for us to stop sinning to start loving us, but always holds out hope for the conversion of even the most hardened sinner.
Pope Francis said Tuesday that inculturated liturgy can teach Catholics to better appreciate the diverse gifts of the Holy Spirit.
Catholics are called to be God’s people, not God’s elite, Pope Francis said in a video message Monday.
Pope Francis accepted Sunday the resignation of a Canadian Catholic bishop at the age of 64.
Pope Francis has asked people to pray for Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where the United Nations has said that “a full-scale humanitarian crisis is unfolding.”
On the first Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis recommended a traditional Advent prayer to invite God to draw close during this new liturgical year.
Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals Saturday, November 28 urging them to remain vigilant lest they lose sight of their goal of the cross and resurrection.
Catholics risk going astray if they neglect the four essential characteristics of Church life, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
Pope Francis advanced Tuesday the sainthood causes of several men and women, including two Italian priests of the 20th century -- one who was ordained at age 23 and another who was ordained at 65.
The Vatican confirmed Monday that two cardinals-designate will not receive their red hats from Pope Francis in Rome this Saturday, November 28.
Pope Francis met with five NBA players at the Vatican Monday to discuss their efforts to combat social and economic injustice in the United States.
On Christ the King Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to make choices with eternity in mind, by thinking not about what they want to do, but what is best to do.