Reflecting on the feast of the Ascension, Pope Francis on Sunday discussed the two acts that Christ performed immediately before ascending into heaven: he announced the gift of the Holy Spirit, and blessed his apostles.
Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal Sunday for an end to surging violence in the Holy Land.
Pope Francis said Sunday that the recent deaths of 130 migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea marked “a moment of shame.”
At the Regina Coeli, Pope Francis encouraged Christians to “never tire of seeking the risen Christ.”
Pope Francis will deliver his Regina Coeli address from the window overlooking St. Peter’s Square this Sunday for the first time since coronavirus restrictions were imposed in March.
We must always remember that we are made for heaven, Pope Francis said in his Regina Coeli address Sunday.
Pope Francis has urged Catholics to pray for women who are currently caring for children, aiding the elderly, or working in healthcare or law enforcement amid the coronavirus pandemic.