An anniversary Mass was celebrated at San Giovanni Rotondo.
The pope made the remark in his message for the 2022 World Day of the Poor.
Father Leonard Melki and Father Thomas Saleh were martyred in 1915 and 1917 respectively.
At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the ‘Pentecost massacre’ on June 5.
The pope delivered his homily from a wheelchair in front of the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica.
The Vatican has asked a diocese in southern France to suspend its ordinations of priests and deacons scheduled for this month after a “fraternal visit” of the diocese.
Pope Francis met with a delegation of priests and monks from Oriental Orthodox Churches.
An Italian who has served as a missionary in Mongolia for nearly 20 years will soon become the world’s youngest cardinal.
Visitors to Assisi can once again see the first millennial to be beatified in the Catholic Church, dressed in jeans and tennis shoes, through a viewing glass on his tomb.
Barron, who runs the Catholic media apostolate Word on Fire, has served as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles since 2015.
The pope was speaking to participants in an international conference on education.
The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
The pope was speaking at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square.
‘Please do not use wheat, a staple food, as a weapon of war,’ he urged at the general audience.
The 10th World Meeting of Families will be held in Rome on June 22-26.
The report will only cover the years 2000 to 2021.
Carlota Valenzuela began the epic foot pilgrimage in January.
The pope referred to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ author in the afterword to a new book.
‘They need psychologists. They need canon lawyers,’ the Vatican cardinal said.