Pope Francis addressed an International Labor Organization (ILO) summit Thursday, calling for dignified working conditions and support for workers on the margins of the labor market still affected by pandemic losses.
Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed an Italian priest and philosopher as an “ecclesiastical assistant” to the Vatican’s communications department.
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 Monday that “the very concept of democracy is jeopardized” when the poor are marginalized and treated as if they are to blame for their condition.
The Vatican issued a decree Friday setting limits on the terms of leaders of international associations of the faithful and new communiThe Vatican issued a decree Friday setting limits on the terms of leaders of international associations of the faithful and new communities.ties.
Pope Francis declined on Thursday the resignation of Cardinal Reinhard Marx, offered to him last month.
Pope Francis on Wednesday urged priests, bishops, and married couples to work in cooperation to strengthen the life of the Church through the goods of marriage and family.
Pope Francis said Sunday that we need to “enlarge our hearts” to truly appreciate the gift of the Eucharist.
Pope Francis expressed sorrow on Sunday at the discovery of Indigenous children’s graves at a Church-run residential school in Canada.
Pope Francis said Friday that environmental degradation is “a clear outcome of economic dysfunction.”
Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christian meditation is a way of encountering Jesus and not “a withdrawal into ourselves.”
Pope Francis is inviting Catholics around the world to pray this month for people risking their lives by standing up for fundamental rights.
At the Regina Coeli, Pope Francis encouraged Christians to “never tire of seeking the risen Christ.”
At his general audience, Pope Francis said that Holy Week is a time to “remember the ‘sacrificed lambs,’ the innocent victims of wars, dictatorships, everyday violence, abortions.”
In a new interview, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has expressed delight at the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis.
Pope Francis has told priests that “spiritual worldliness” is one of the worst temptations in clerical life.
Pope Francis urged Catholics to focus on the cross during Holy Week as he celebrated Mass on Palm Sunday.
At the Angelus, Pope Francis prayed for Indonesian Catholics injured in a bombing as they left a Palm Sunday Mass.
The Vatican plans to vaccinate 1,200 people living in poverty during Holy Week with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.