Pope Francis encouraged the students at the university to live out its motto: “Go and make disciples.”
Sassoli’s funeral will be held in the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs in Rome on Jan. 14.
The new diocesan restrictions come as the Italian government has banned unvaccinated citizens from entering restaurants, public transportation, gyms, theaters, and sports events.
‘Do not hesitate to invoke the Holy Spirit to guide your choices,’ he said.
The founding is commemorated by a Chapel of the Magi.
He was offering Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany.
Possible destinations include Lebanon, Malta, and Papua New Guinea.
The general audience featured a circus performance.
Pope Francis’ first public act of 2022 was to offer Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God.
In his Christmas homily, Pope Francis asked Christians to contemplate that God did not choose to come into the world in grandeur, but as a humble child born into poverty.
Here’s what happens during the 9-day Mexican Christmas tradition called ‘las Posadas.’
Assisi debuted its Giotto Christmas light display in December 2020, but Italy’s coronavirus restrictions last year prevented people from visiting.
The pope told new ambassadors that the ongoing pandemic is a reminder that “we are a global community where one person’s problems are the problems of all.”
The group of about ten refugees are being supported directly by Pope Francis.
They are housed in the Basilica of St. Mary Major.
The Vatican has published Pope Francis’ Christmas schedule for this year.
Two Jesuit priests have been named the winners of the 2021 edition of the Centesimus Annus Foundation’s prize for writing on Catholic social teaching.
In a meeting with disabled children and their caregivers at the Vatican, Pope Francis said that if disability or illness makes life more difficult, it is no less worthy of being lived, and lived to the fullest.
The miracle attributed to Rivier, who can now be canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church, involved the healing of a newborn baby in the Philippines in 2015.
For the past 15 days, the town has held rosary processions through the streets each day at 6 a.m. in spiritual preparation for the Marian feast.