“Life is real, not virtual. It does not take place on a screen, but in the world!” Pope Francis said in a meeting with young people in Budapest.
The urbi et orbi is a special apostolic blessing given by the pope every year on Easter Sunday, Christmas, and other special occasions.
"The night is drawing to a close and the first light of dawn is appearing upon the horizon as the women set out toward Jesus’ tomb ...
Pope Francis presided over Mass for Palm Sunday in St. Peter’s Square on the morning of April 2.
Here is is the full text of Pope Francis’ homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord.
“Benedict, faithful friend of the Bridegroom, may your joy be complete as you hear his voice, now and forever!”
The following is the full text of the pope’s Christmas “Urbi et Orbi” address delivered from the central balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square.
Pope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Pope Francis returned to Rome on Saturday after a week-long trip to Canada. During the July 24 to 30 trip, the pope visited Edmonton, Québec, and Iqaluit on what he called a “penitential pilgrimage” to apologize to the country’s indigenous communities.
Pope Francis read a "Missionary Sending of Families" after Mass in St. Peter's Square.
The full text of Pope Francis' homily for Pentecost 2022
"This is our strength: we are loved by God," Pope Francis said.
The full text of Pope Francis' Urbi et Orbi benediction for Easter 2022
Here is the full text of Pope Francis' homily for Easter Vigil 2022.
The full text of Pope Francis' homily for Palm Sunday 2022
The pope spoke at the end of his two-day visit to the Mediterranean country.
The pope prayed for peace in conflict zones around the world.
Pope Francis’ Christmas homily for Midnight Mass at the Vatican this year
The pope spoke at the end of his five-day journey to Cyprus and Greece.
The pope spoke at the end of his four-day journey to Hungary and Slovakia.