Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis: When We Do Not Worship God, We Worship Ourselves

Jan 6, 2020

On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Pope Francis said worship of Christ reveals the true meaning of our journey of life, as it did for the magi in the Gospel.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square Nov. 6, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis: St. Paul Announced Christ to 'idol worshippers' Without Attacking Them

Nov 6, 2019

St. Paul announced Jesus Christ to “idol worshippers” in Athens without attacking them, but by building bridges, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience Oct. 23, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis: Synodality Brought Pagans to 'reject idolatry'

Oct 23, 2019

Pope Francis said Wednesday that the first Christian evangelization of the pagans opened up “a very lively controversy” as the early Church discerned how to absorb new members from outside the people of Israel.