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Latest stories: St. Peter’s Square

A mobile health clinic in St. Peter’s Square on Oct. 25, 2021. Alexey Gotovsky/CNA.

Mobile heart clinic provides free visits to poor in St. Peter’s Square

The rate of heart attacks tripled in Italy in 2020 compared to the previous year.

Pope Francis, seen through the Vatican’s Christmas tree, delivers an Angelus address. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

‘Consumerism has stolen Christmas’ : Pope Francis

Pope Francis advised Catholics Sunday not to waste time complaining about coronavirus restrictions, but to focus instead on helping those in need.

Pope Francis delivers an Angelus address overlooking St. Peter’s Square. Credit: Vatican Media.

The Immaculate Conception is "one of the wonders of the story of salvation": Pope Francis

The Immaculate Conception is “one of the wonders of the story of salvation,” Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Tuesday.

Pope Francis delivers an Angelus address overlooking St. Peter’s Square. Credit: Vatican Media.

Ask God for the Gift of Conversion in Advent: Pope Francis

We should ask God for the gift of conversion this Advent, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address overlooking St. Peter’s Square Nov. 15, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Jesus is Telling Us to Stretch Out Our Hand to the Poor: Pope Francis

Jesus is telling us today to stretch out our hands to the poor, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday.

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Prays for Peace in Nigeria “through the promotion of justice”

Pope Francis appealed for an end to violence in Nigeria after reciting the Angelus Sunday.

Pope Francis pictured at his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis to Create 13 New Cardinals, Including Washington Archbishop Gregory

Pope Francis said Sunday that he will create 13 new cardinals, including Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory, at a consistory on Nov. 28.

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address. Credit: Vatican Media.

‘Fratelli tutti’: Pope Francis Presents New Encyclical in Angelus Address

Pope Francis introduced his new encyclical, “Fratelli tutti,” in his Angelus address Sunday, saying that “human fraternity and the care of creation” were the only paths forward for humanity.

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: Put Forgiveness and Mercy at the Heart of your Life

We cannot demand God’s forgiveness for ourselves unless we are prepared to forgive our neighbors, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday.

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address. Credit: Vatican Media.

"Christian charity is not simple philanthropy": Pope Francis

Christian charity is more than simple philanthropy, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday.

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

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.