Jan 22, 2014 - 09:04 am .- Pope Francis sent a tweet offering support for the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., praying that all human life would be valued.
Jan 22, 2014 - 07:25 am .- Pope Francis dedicated his general audience today to the topic of Christian unity, emphasizing that although divisions can be painful, we ought to be grateful for the gifts given to other denominations.
Jan 21, 2014 - 04:43 pm .- Pope Francis marked the Feast of St. Agnes Jan. 21 by receiving and blessing the lambs whose wool is used to weave pallia for new archbishops.
Jan 21, 2014 - 09:30 am .- Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi has confirmed that in March of this year President Obama during a European trip will stop in Rome where he is scheduled to meet with Pope Francis.
Jan 16, 2014 - 04:05 pm .- Rabbi Abraham Skorka, rector of the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary, believes that Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the Holy Land is a chance to bring a message of peace to the world.
Jan 16, 2014 - 08:40 am .- In his daily homily, Pope Francis addressed the issue of various scandals that happen within the Church, emphasizing that they occur when we no longer have a true relationship with God.
Jan 16, 2014 - 02:04 am .- The Pontifical Council for the Family is promoting a special encounter between Pope Francis and couples who have been engaged, which will take place on the upcoming feast of Saint Valentine.
Jan 15, 2014 - 11:15 am .- Pope Francis has named the next bishop of Pueblo, Colorado: Monsignor Stephen J. Berg of Fort Worth, Texas, a trained pianist who became a priest after a career as a business executive.
Jan 14, 2014 - 04:21 pm .- Cardinal Reinhard Marx wrote an essay in the Vatican's newspaper on Pope Francis' “Evangelii gaudium,” taking capitalism to task for centering itself on means of production rather than persons and calling for broader dialogue on the issue.
Jan 14, 2014 - 10:50 am .- In his daily homily, Pope reflected on different models of Christian witness, cautioning the faithful against hypocrisy when they evangelize, and encouraging them to imitate Jesus.
Jan 14, 2014 - 12:02 am .- Pope Francis' Jesuit formation is a blessing for the whole Church, says one Society of Jesus priest who recently concelebrated mass with the pontiff.
Jan 13, 2014 - 03:44 pm .- In a letter addressed to the 19 men who will be made cardinals during a February consistory, Pope Francis said that the role of a cardinal is not a “decoration,” but rather a “service” to the Church.
Jan 13, 2014 - 12:55 pm .- Loris Francesco Capovilla, among the 19 new cardinals appointed by Pope Francis, is not only one of the longest-serving archbishops in the world but was John XXIII's secretary for the entirety of his pontificate.
Jan 13, 2014 - 09:15 am .- Pope Francis’ Monday morning homily centered on the theme of God’s profound and unique love for each person.
Jan 12, 2014 - 12:28 pm .- During his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis emphasized the need for Christians to allow God to work powerfully in their lives.
Jan 12, 2014 - 11:29 am .- During his homily at Sunday Mass, Pope Francis reminded parents who had brought their infants to be baptized of their duty to pass on the faith to their children.
Jan 11, 2014 - 05:32 pm .- Pope Francis met with an ecumenical scholarship organization on the morning of Jan. 11, thanking them for their dedication to the work of Christian unity.
Jan 11, 2014 - 10:44 am .- Pope Francis' homily on Saturday morning offered a strong exhortation to priests to remain faithful to their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Jan 10, 2014 - 05:06 am .- During his daily Mass Pope Francis spoke on the virtue of faith, stating that all things are possible with this virtue as long as we both confess our Faith, and entrust ourselves to God.
Jan 9, 2014 - 04:03 pm .- Pope Francis welcomed an old friend – Father Fabian Baez – to ride on his popemobile after spotting the priest in the crowd at the Jan. 8 General Audience at St. Peter's Square.