Pope Francis met Wednesday with professional soccer players from the Celtic Football Club, a team founded by an Irish Catholic religious brother.
Pope Francis, who turns 87 in December, spoke softly into a microphone as he explained that he was “still not well” and would have an aide read his speech.
The Italian prime minister has condemned the vandalism of a pro-life organization’s headquarters in Rome perpetrated during a protest.
The 86-year-old pope is being treated with antibiotics intravenously and is in “good and stable” condition without a fever, a Vatican spokesman said.
Bishop Robert Barron was not the only bishop to highlight the Synod on Synodality’s discussion of the relationship between “love and truth” this week.
Archbishop Dermot Farrell has asked people to join him in praying for the injured, which includes a 5-year-old girl who sustained serious injuries.
Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick shared this week that he plans to invite a youth delegation from North Korea to the 2027 World Youth Day.
Pope Francis’ meetings with the Israeli and Palestinian delegations occurred as news emerged that a four-day cease-fire agreement had been reached.
Mbengue Nyimbilo Crepin shared his story during a meeting at the pope’s Vatican City residence Casa Santa Marta on Nov. 17.
A Vatican spokesman said that with these meetings, Pope Francis wants to show his spiritual closeness to the suffering of each person.
Bishop Antonio Yao Shun of Jining recently said he was “cheered” to meet Catholics from around the world.
The presence of Jesus in every tabernacle points us to how we can serve our suffering brothers and sisters who share in Christ’s passion today, the pope said.
“Humanity abounds with brothers and sisters waiting for a word of hope,” Pope Francis said in St. Peter’s Square on Nov. 15.
The new document signed by Pope Francis and DDF Prefect Cardinal Victor Fernández was written in response to a bishop from the Philippines.
The archbishop of Beijing is visiting Hong Kong in a trip that marks a historic first since the Chinese Communist Party severed relations with the Vatican.
Pope Francis is praying for Indi Gregory and her family as the critically ill British infant’s life support is set to be removed by a U.K. court order.
Bishop Joseph Strickland’s removal on Nov. 11 comes after the Vatican Dicastery for Bishops completed a formal investigation in the diocese earlier this year.
Emanuela Orlandi, the teenage daughter of an envoy of the Prefecture of the Papal Household, disappeared June 22, 1983, after leaving for a music lesson.
The pope will visit the United Arab Emirates’ most populous city Dec. 1–3 where he will give a speech and meet world leaders.
The pope said that violence against women must be “eliminated from its roots” — namely prejudiced ideas that see people as “objects.”