Holy Family

Pope Francis gives his general audience address Dec. 29, 2021. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Ask for the Courage of St. Joseph to Trust in God’s Plan: Pope Francis

Dec 29, 2021

When threatened, we all have the possibility of becoming "little Herods," Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Dec. 26, 2021. Vatican News

Pray for Peace, Commit “to sustain, defend and safeguard the family”: Pope Francis

Dec 26, 2021

“Please, each day, let us pray a little bit together, if you can make the effort, to ask God for the gift of peace.”

Pope Francis greets a couple during a meeting with members of the Retrouvaille marriage ministry Nov. 6, 2021. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Encourages Married Couples to Rely on Christ in Letter for Holy Family Feast

Dec 26, 2021

“Families have always been in my thoughts and prayers, but especially so during the pandemic,” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis greets families of Vatican City employees Dec. 21, 2017. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis asks families to put down their phones on Holy Family feast

Dec 29, 2019

On the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged families to get off their cell phones and talk to one another.

Pope Francis incenses the nativity scene in St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 24, 2017. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: Nativity Scenes Show a 'domestic Gospel'

Dec 18, 2019

Pope Francis Wednesday called Christmas nativity scenes a “domestic Gospel,” which helps to make the Holy Family present in one’s home.