Pope Francis during his general audience in Paul VI Hall on January 26, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Addiction to Digital Media Can Hurt Human Relationships: Pope Francis’ Lenten Message

Feb 24, 2022

"May the corporal fasting to which Lent calls us fortify our spirit for the battle against sin,” Pope Francis said.

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Religious Leaders in Kenya Announce Weekly Prayers, Fasting Ahead of 2022 Elections

Jan 21, 2022

Religious leaders in Kenya have called upon the people of God in the East African country to set aside a day each week to pray and fast for a smooth national election set for later this year.

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square Feb. 26, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis' Lent Advice: Put Down Phone, Pick up Bible

Feb 26, 2020

Pope Francis urged Catholics Wednesday to use the season of Lent to spend less time immersed in the chatter and noise of the world through television and their phones, and to spend more time in silence and in conversation with God.