Sep 25, 2015 - 04:49 pm .- Pope Francis on Friday had a brief, but urgent, reminder for the Catholics of New York City. They must proclaim the joy of God and remember to care for all those who go unnoticed in their metropolis, because they have seen the “great light” of Jesus Christ.
Sep 25, 2015 - 03:09 pm .- When Martin Luther King, Jr. uttered his famous line “I have a dream”, he was thinking of you. Those were the words of Pope Francis this afternoon during a brief but moving encounter with elementary students at Our Lady, Queen of the Angels School in New York City's Harlem neighborhood.
Sep 25, 2015 - 03:00 pm .- Pope Francis is saying Mass at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and has just delivered his homily. Please find below the full text of the Holy Father's words:
Sep 25, 2015 - 01:00 pm .- Pope Francis visited Our Lady, Queen of the Angels school in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City on Sept. 25. Most of the school's students come from migrant families. Read the full text of his prepared remarks:
Sep 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm .- Musicians, comedians, performers and artists from the around the world are eager to reinforce the message of the family and God’s love – as well as to perform for Pope Francis.
Sep 25, 2015 - 11:40 am .- In the heart of Manhattan, a giant mural of Pope Francis looks out over New York City, smiling and waving. Its painter, Van Hecht-Nilsen, hopes the spectacular image will help people find happiness in God.
Sep 25, 2015 - 10:46 am .- After his Friday meeting with loved ones of fallen first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, the Holy Father said he was reminded that violence can never be impersonal.
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Sep 25, 2015 - 08:45 am .- On Friday Pope Francis told members of the United Nations that there is no room for “ideological colonization” in their agenda, and stressed the need to go beyond policies to concrete solutions in caring for the poor and vulnerable, as well as the environment.
Sep 25, 2015 - 05:00 am .- Pope Francis will formally address the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 8:30 am, ET. Watch the live stream from EWTN here.
Sep 25, 2015 - 04:03 am .- Ever since he started attending Catholic schools three years ago, nine year-old Parker Langdon has wanted to be a priest.
Sep 24, 2015 - 05:39 pm .- In his first address in New York, Pope Francis lamented the suffering caused by the sexual abuse scandal in the United States – not only for the trauma inflicted on the Church's most vulnerable members, but also for the shame it has brought to priests and religious in general.
Sep 24, 2015 - 04:00 pm .- Pope Francis will pray the Evening Prayer at a Vespers service on Thursday, September 24th at 6:45 pm, ET, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. Watch the live feed from EWTN here.
Sep 24, 2015 - 03:09 pm .- Bishop James Conley says that Pope Francis' mandate to go beyond the narrow confines of own worlds is a challenge, but not one without encouragement from their brotherly shepherd.
Sep 24, 2015 - 12:50 pm .- Sophie Cruz travelled from Los Angeles, across the United States, with her father and two uncles to try to hand a letter Pope Francis this week. Her dream came true on Wednesday when the popemobile stopped for the child, and she was given the most tender embrace of the day.
Sep 24, 2015 - 10:24 am .- There is no social or moral justification for homelessness, but we can find solace and meaning in the Incarnation, Pope Francis said Thursday during a visit to Catholic Charities in Washington D.C.
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Sep 24, 2015 - 09:13 am .- In his lengthy speech to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Pope Francis said the family is being threatened today like never before, and praised American figures, including Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr., for their tireless efforts to defend freedom and values.
Sep 24, 2015 - 05:00 am .- Please find below the full text of Pope Francis' Sept. 24 address to members of the United States Congress:
Sep 23, 2015 - 08:39 pm .- Pope Francis paid a short visit to the Little Sisters of the Poor community in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to support them in their court case over the contraception mandate, the Vatican's spokesman revealed.