Here is the full text of the Easter Vigil homily of Pope Francis, delivered April 3 at St. Peter's Basilica.
At the Vatican's Easter Vigil Mass, Pope Francis said that Jesus’ love is without limits and always provides the grace to begin anew.
Pope Francis told priests at Thursday’s Chrism Mass at the Vatican that “the cross is non-negotiable” when preaching the Gospel.
At his general audience, Pope Francis said that Holy Week is a time to “remember the ‘sacrificed lambs,’ the innocent victims of wars, dictatorships, everyday violence, abortions.”
Pope Francis urged Catholics to focus on the cross during Holy Week as he celebrated Mass on Palm Sunday.
At the Angelus, Pope Francis prayed for Indonesian Catholics injured in a bombing as they left a Palm Sunday Mass.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo condemned a bomb attack at a Catholic cathedral after a Palm Sunday Mass that killed two suspects and wounded at least 20 people.
With the arrival of Palm Sunday, Catholics across the globe will soon be handed spiky leaves. Kids will poke each other with them. But it's safe to say most won't know where they came from.