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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 celebrates Mass at the Granaries in Floriana, Malta, April 3, 2022. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Laments "sacrilegious war" in Ukraine as He Prays Angelus in Malta

Apr 3, 2022

‘May we be tireless in praying and in offering assistance to those who suffer,’ the pope said.

Banner calling for the consecration of Russia is displayed during Pope Francis' Angelus in St. Peter's Square on March 13, 2022. Vatican Media

“In the name of God, I ask you: stop this massacre” in Ukraine: Pope Francis

Mar 13, 2022

Pope Francis called for an end to the “harrowing war” in Ukraine on Sunday, condemning Russia's reported attacks on pregnant women and children in the eastern city of Mariupol.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, March. 6, 2022. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Sends Cardinals to Ukraine, Where "rivers of blood and tears flow"

Mar 6, 2022

Pope Francis condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and expressed his solidarity with the country on Sunday.

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“Jesus accompanies us, every one of us, in our temptations”: Pope Francis

Mar 6, 2022

Pope Francis highlighted Jesus’ 40-day journey in the desert, where he is tempted by the devil, as an example for the faithful during Lent.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Feb. 27, 2022. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Appeals for End to "tragic" Ukraine Conflict

Feb 27, 2022

He called for the opening of humanitarian corridors.

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

Turning Other Cheek “action of those who have greater inner strength”: Pope Francis

Feb 20, 2022

“Turning the other cheek is not the loser’s fallback, but the action of those who have greater inner strength...”

Pope Francis waves to the crowd during the Sunday Angelus. Vatican Media

Accept the "Paradox of the Beatitudes": Pope Francis at the Sunday Angelus

Feb 13, 2022

Pope Francis spoke on the paradox of the Beatitudes in his Sunday Angelus address on Feb. 13, saying that the defining characteristic of a disciple of Jesus is joy. 

Pope Francis delivers his weekly Angelus message on Feb. 6, 2022. Vatican Media

Jesus Wants to Enter Our Emptiness, Pope Francis in Sunday Public Message

Feb 6, 2022

When all your efforts feel futile and empty, Jesus wants to be close to you, Pope Francis said on Sunday.

Children participating in a Catholic Action initiative helped to release colorful balloons at the end of the Angelus on Jan. 30, 2022. Vatican Media

"The Lord always surprises us": Pope Francis

Jan 30, 2022

Pope Francis encouraged people to be open to the newness Jesus wants to bring in their daily lives and to cultivate the capacity to wonder.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on Dec. 19, 2021. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Asks Catholics to Offer Their Sufferings for Christian Unity

Jan 16, 2022

During his Sunday Angelus address, the pope called on people to take part in the upcoming Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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

Why the Pope Prays the Angelus Publicly on Sundays

Jan 4, 2022

It all started more than 67 years ago.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Jan. 2, 2022. Screenshot from Vatican News YouTube channel.

God Wants to Live With Us and In Us: Pope Francis at Sunday Angelus

Jan 2, 2022

The pope was speaking at the Sunday Angelus.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Dec. 12, 2021. Vatican Media.

"May Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego teach us how to always walk together": Pope

Dec 12, 2021

The pope looked ahead to the Jubilee of Guadalupe in 2031.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Dec. 8, 2021. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Hails "the beauty of Mary’s heart" on Immaculate Conception Solemnity

Dec 8, 2021

The pope leads the Angelus prayer on Marian solemnities, as well as Sundays.

Pope Francis speaks after delivering his Angelus address at the Vatican, Nov. 21, 2021. Vatican Media.

Christ is Not Like Other Kings, He is a King for Others: Pope Francis

Nov 21, 2021

Two young people joined the pope as he delivered his Angelus address.

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Nov. 14, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

"This world will pass away and only love will remain": Pope Francis

Nov 14, 2021

When one is faced with an important difficult decision, Pope Francis’ advice is to imagine standing before Christ at the “threshold of eternity” because that is what ultimately matters.

Pope Francis led the Angelus for All Saints' Day from a window above St. Peter's Square. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

True Happiness Found by Following Jesus Christ: Pope Francis on All Saints’ Day

Nov 1, 2021

Pope Francis gave a special Angelus address for the Catholic feast of All Saints’ Day.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Oct. 31, 2021. Vatican Media.

Read, Reread, Be Passionate about Gospel: Pope Francis to Catholics

Oct 31, 2021

He made the appeal in his Angelus address.

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Oct. 24, 2021. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Appeals That Migrants Not Be Sent Back to Unsafe Countries

Oct 24, 2021

Pope Francis called on the international community to stop deporting migrants to unsafe countries.