Pope Francis gives his weekly Angelus message on Nov. 7, 2021. Vatican Media

"Free the sacred from its ties with money": Pope Francis in Sunday Reflection

Nov 7, 2021

In a reflection on the Gospel of the “widow’s mite,” Pope Francis spoke about hypocrisy and giving our all to God.

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Aug. 25, 2021./ Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

"Hypocrisy in the Church is particularly detestable": Pope Francis

Aug 25, 2021

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that hypocrisy within the Church is “particularly detestable.”

Pope Francis with a new crosier for the Amazon synod closing Mass Oct. 27, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis decries ‘predatory models of development’ in Amazon synod closing Mass

Oct 27, 2019

Pope Francis denounced exploitation and “predatory models of development” that plunder the poor and wound “sister earth” in the Amazon Synod closing Mass Sunday. 

Pope Francis at the general audience in Paul VI Hall Aug. 21, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Pope Francis: Self-interest and hypocrisy destroy the Church

Aug 21, 2019

Pope Francis decried hypocrisy and self-interest Wednesday, saying that Christian community should always be characterized by generosity and solidarity.