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Pope Francis speaks during the Angelus prayer. Vatican Media

“Quest for personal prestige (over service) a spiritual malady”: Pope Francis

Do good from a spirit of service, not from a desire for personal glory, Pope Francis said on Sunday.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Oct. 10, 2021. Vatican Media.

"Is your faith tired and do you want to reinvigorate it?" Pope Francis at the Angelus

The pope outlined a three-step process for personal renewal.

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Oct. 3, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Greatness Not Found in Self-sufficiency But in “placing all our hope in the Father”: Pope

Pope Francis said that recognizing one’s own frailty allows for the possibility to discover that true strength comes from placing all one’s hope in the Lord.

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus on Sept. 26, 2021. Vatican Media

The Catholic Church Must Be Open and Welcoming Toward Others: Pope Francis

Division and exclusion come from Satan, Pope Francis warned.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Sept. 19, 2021. Screenshot from Vatican News YouTube channel.

The True Measure of Success is What You Give, Not What You Have: Pope Francis

“Do you want to be first? Serve. This is the way,” the pope said.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at this Angelus address on Sept. 4, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Silent Prayer With the Gospel Every Day the “secret to spiritual health”: Pope Francis

Pope Francis has said that silent prayer with the Gospel is the “secret to spiritual health.”

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.

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 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.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Aug. 1, 2021. Screenshot from Vatican News YouTube channel.

"The Lord wants a loving relationship with us": Pope Francis

The pope said that Catholics were called to leave behind self-interest.

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus at the Vatican July 18, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis: With Our Small Offering, Jesus Can Do Great Things

“It would be good to ask ourselves every day: ‘What do I bring to Jesus today?’” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis gives an Angelus address from the Apostolic Palace. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis to Lead Sunday Angelus from Hospital After Intestinal Surgery

Pope Francis will lead the Angelus from his hospital room on Sunday as he recovers from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.

Pope Francis waves during an Angelus address at the Vatican./ Vatican Media.

"Let Jesus look at and heal your heart": Pope Francis at the Angelus

Pope Francis challenged people on Sunday to “let Jesus look at and heal” their hearts.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on June 13, 2021./ Vatican Media/CNA

Pope Francis: How Often Do We Fixate on our Problems Rather than Bringing them to God?

In his Angelus message this Sunday, Pope Francis offered a reminder that the Lord wants us to seek his presence in the trials and storms of life.

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Pope Francis Concerned about Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Pope Francis has expressed concerns about the humanitarian crisis occasioned by the ongoing unrest in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

Pope Francis gives the Angelus address June 6, 2021./ Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis: 'All that is good belongs to God'

God asks us to trust that his love is always at work through our good deeds, even if we do not see the results we had hoped for, Pope Francis said on Sunday.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, June 6, 2021./ Screenshot from Vatican News YouTube channel.

Pope Francis Sorrowful after Children’s Graves Found at Catholic-run School in Canada

Pope Francis expressed sorrow on Sunday at the discovery of Indigenous children’s graves at a Church-run residential school in Canada.

Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica March 28, 2021. / Vatican Media

At Angelus, Pope Francis Prays for Indonesian Catholics Injured in Palm Sunday Bombing

At the Angelus, Pope Francis prayed for Indonesian Catholics injured in a bombing as they left a Palm Sunday Mass.

Pope Francis after praying the Angelus in the Vatican's apostolic palace on March 29, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis’ Angelus Address Moves Outdoors as Coronavirus Restrictions Ease in Rome

Pope Francis will speak to a live audience once again as his weekly Angelus address moves back to St. Peter’s Square on Sunday after a seven-week absence.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address in the library of the Apostolic Palace Jan. 24, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Prays for Homeless Man Who Died in Freezing Cold Near St. Peter’s Square

Pope Francis prayed on Sunday for a homeless man who died near St. Peter’s Square amid freezing temperatures.