Regina Coeli

Pope Francis delivers the Regina Coeli address in St. Peter's Square, May 29, 2022. Vatican Media

Christ "does not want to limit our freedom" by His Presence: Pope Francis on the Ascension

May 30, 2022

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 delivers a Regina Coeli address at the Vatican./ Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: Children’s Deaths in Israel-Gaza Conflict ‘terrible and unacceptable’

May 16, 2021

Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal Sunday for an end to surging violence in the Holy Land.

Pope Francis delivers a Regina Coeli address in the library of the Apostolic Palace./ Vatican Media.

Pope Francis at the Regina Coeli: Mediterranean Migrant Deaths are ‘moment of shame’

Apr 25, 2021

Pope Francis said Sunday that the recent deaths of 130 migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea marked “a moment of shame.”

Pope Francis delivers a Regina Coeli address in the library of the Apostolic Palace. / Vatican Media.

"Never tire of seeking the risen Christ": Pope Francis at Regina Coeli, Easter Monday

Apr 5, 2021

At the Regina Coeli, Pope Francis encouraged Christians to “never tire of seeking the risen Christ.”

Pope Francis offers his blessing following the Regina Coeli May 3, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Pope Francis to Return to Window Overlooking St. Peter’s Square for Sunday Prayer

May 26, 2020

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.

Pope Francis blesses an almost empty St. Peter's Square May 10, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Remember You Are Made For Heaven, Says Pope Francis

May 10, 2020

We must always remember that we are made for heaven, Pope Francis said in his Regina Coeli address Sunday. 

Pope Francis blesses an almost empty St. Peter’s Square April 13, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis Commends Women Caring for Others Under COVID-19 Lockdown

Apr 13, 2020

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.