Pope Francis said on Wednesday that the dramatic conversion of St. Paul should remind us that God has a plan for our lives.
In his Angelus message this Sunday, Pope Francis offered a reminder that the Lord wants us to seek his presence in the trials and storms of life.
Catholics should take courage in the fact that even as Jesus was dying on the cross, his most agonizing moment on earth, he was praying for them, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that just as Jesus prayed for his friends while on earth, he also prays for each person eternally before the Father in heaven.
Pope Francis acknowledged Wednesday that praying is hard, but suggested ways to overcome common obstacles.
Pope Francis on Wednesday encouraged people to embrace the contemplative dimension of being human both in prayer and their daily lives.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christian meditation is a way of encountering Jesus and not “a withdrawal into ourselves.”
Pope Francis said on Wednesday that the communion of saints means that Christians are never alone in the darkest moments of their lives.
Pope Francis is inviting Catholics around the world to pray this month for people risking their lives by standing up for fundamental rights.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that it is essential for Christians to participate in the liturgy and the sacraments to encounter the Real Presence of Jesus.
Pope Francis urged Catholics on Wednesday to praise God not only in happy times, “but above all in difficult moments.”
Catholics can change the world by being “bearers of gratitude,” Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
How about taking a break from your studies or a hectic work schedule to embark on a year of spiritual formation? In Benin, this life of intense spiritual formation is not just reserved for men and women who choose Religious Life. It is open to lay people as well, the founder of the facility has told ACI Africa.
Prayer is so powerful that “even death trembles when a Christian prays,” Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
Pope Francis has established the global network that promotes his monthly prayer intentions as a Vatican body.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that God does not wait for us to stop sinning to start loving us, but always holds out hope for the conversion of even the most hardened sinner.
On the first Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis recommended a traditional Advent prayer to invite God to draw close during this new liturgical year.
Catholics risk going astray if they neglect the four essential characteristics of Church life, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
A Prelate in the midst of the protracted Anglophone crisis in Cameroon has underscored the need for Christians to employ God-given “weapons” in their fight against violence that has affected the people of God in the North West and South West regions of the Central African nation since 2016.
A Prelate in Mozambique has, during the ordination of five Deacons as Priests for the Archdiocese of Maputo in the Southern African country, urged members of the Clergy to embrace a life of sacrifice and prayer “as if we had died on the cross,” in solidarity with other ordained ministers.