During this week’s Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis spoke not from the window of the Apostolic Palace but via livestream from Casa Santa Marta.
Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party dominated the Dutch election on Wednesday.
During his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis highlighted the universal nature of the Church’s mission to proclaim the Gospel.
“I advise those religious leaders to know when to quit, or else they will have a heavy price to pay,” pro-Beijing legislator Dominic Lee Tsz-king said.
After a three-day visit to Hong Kong, Archbishop Joseph Li Shan of Beijing stressed the importance of building unity.
Pope Francis during his weekly Angelus highlighted the two different ways of approaching God, one based on fear and the other on trust.
The 17th-century saint is called the “Apostle of Unity” because of his efforts to heal the divide between the churches of the East and West.
The Vatican announced this week that it was partnering with the auto manufacturer Volkswagen as part of its broader initiative “Ecological Conversion 2030.”
Pope Francis met with priests of Rome’s 17th prefecture in the Parish of Santa Maria Madre dell’Ospitalità in Villa Verde on Thursday evening.
Pope Francis on Thursday addressed participants of the study conference “Community Dimension of Holiness,” which had gathered in Rome Nov. 13–16.
The pope also warned that today there are many obstacles to having a genuine moment of inward reflection.
Bishop Joseph Shen Bin was unilaterally appointed as bishop of Shanghai in April without a papal mandate.
The new law would require churches and religious groups to adapt their educational activities to promote the party’s official ideology.
Pope Francis on Wednesday drew upon the example of Venerable Servant of God Madeleine Delbrêl as a testament to conversion and service.
The new facilities include washers and dryers, detergent, hot showers, and a full range of personal hygiene products.
During the Sunday Angelus on Nov. 5, Pope Francis warned against living a double life, highlighting the dangers it presents for authentic Christian witness.
More than 1,000 pilgrims gathered in Rome for an annual three-day pilgrimage for those devoted to the Traditional Latin Mass held Oct. 27–29.
During his Sunday Angelus message, Pope Francis expressed that the love of God and the love of neighbor are inextricably bound together.
Their prayer intentions focused on those killed, wounded, and displaced by war, and included reflections on the past month’s work of the Synod.
At his weekly general audience, Pope Francis recounted the story of Sts. Cyril and Methodius as one of encounter with the Slavic people.