The pope was speaking at his weekly general audience.
At his general audience, the pope reflected on the doctrine of justification.
At his general audience, the pope appealed for peace in Ethiopia.
Pope Francis said on Wednesday that hypocrisy within the Church is “particularly detestable.”
Pope Francis said that Catholics must observe the commandments with the knowledge that justification comes from Jesus Christ.
In the largest Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica since the start of the pandemic, Pope Francis celebrated the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul with a message that true freedom is found in Christ.
At his general audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis warned against preachers who sow division and mistrust online.
Love for God is always fruitful, Pope Francis said Wednesday, stressing that Christ can bring good out of any circumstance -- even an apparent failure.
St. Paul announced Jesus Christ to “idol worshippers” in Athens without attacking them, but by building bridges, Pope Francis said Wednesday.