The 11-foot-tall puppet symbolizes unaccompanied refugee children.
He was addressing participants in the 25th International Mariological Marian Congress.
At his general audience, the pope appealed for peace in Ethiopia.
The Vatican unveiled a working document and handbook.
At the general audience, the pope continued to reflect on Galatians.
He made the appeal in his prayer intention for September.
The nurse reportedly advised the pope to undergo tests in February.
Fr. Placido Cortese has been dubbed “the Italian Fr. Kolbe.”
Complaining and blaming others is a waste of time; the way to defeat evil is to conquer it first within our own hearts, Pope Francis said.
Msgr. Guido Marini has been in charge of papal liturgies since his appointment to the role by Benedict XVI in 2007.
The Chapter of St. Peter is group of retired priests who pray and assist in the basilica’s liturgical activities.
Sr. Alessandra Smerilli, 46, was appointed ‘ad interim.’
The pope called for renewed efforts to combat child pornography, data breaches, and cyber attacks.
‘Every baby, in every case, and in whatever situation is to be welcomed,’ the pope says in a new video.
The survivor of ISIS enslavement has expressed concern for the future of Afghan women.
Pope Francis said on Wednesday that hypocrisy within the Church is “particularly detestable.”
Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to not water down the teaching that the Eucharist is Jesus’ Body and Blood.
Pope Francis said St. Andrew Kim Taegon spread the faith “in difficult times, marked by persecution and suffering” for the Korean people.
Pope Francis made an unknown phone call at the end of his weekly general audience on Wednesday.