Pope Francis addresses members of the Apostolic Penitentiary on March 8, 2024, in the Clementine Hall in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis: The Heart of Repentance is God’s "infinite love," "boundless mercy"

Mar 8, 2024

“Repentance is neither the fruit of self-analysis, nor of a psychic sense of guilt,” the pope said.

Pope Francis presides over a penitential service at St. Pius V Parish in Rome on March 8, 2024. | Credit: Daniel Ibañez/CNA

"God never tires of forgiving": Pope Francis Hears Confessions at Roman Parish

Mar 8, 2024

On Friday evening Pope Francis traveled out of the Vatican to hear confessions and preside over a penitential service at St. Pius V Parish in Rome.

Pope Francis hears the confession of a young pilgrim at World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 4, 2023. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis Hears Young People’s Confessions in Lisbon

Aug 4, 2023

As part of the Word Youth Day celebrations this week in Lisbon, Portugal, Pope Francis this morning heard the confessions of three young people in the Jardim Vasco da Gama, renamed Reconciliation Park or “Forgiveness Park” for World Youth Day.