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Pope Francis before the leading the Regina Coeli in St. Peter's Square April 30, 201.

Francis prays for victims of the ongoing crisis in Venezuela

Apr 30, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

In his Regina Coeli address on Sunday, Pope Francis called attention to the violence in Venezuela, offering up his prayers... Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 7, 2015.

Mercy is key to the life of faith, Pope Francis says

Apr 23, 2017

By Elise Harris

On Divine Mercy Sunday Pope Francis said mercy is essential in living the Christian life, because it not only allows... Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square on Easter Sunday April 16, 2017.

Be men and women of life, Pope Francis says Easter Monday

Apr 17, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Easter Monday, Pope Francis stressed that Christ’s resurrection calls each of us to bring the message of Easter –... Read more

Pope Francis at the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on April 29, 2015.

Unity with Christ will transform your life, Pope says

May 3, 2015

By Elise Harris

In his Sunday Regina Coeli address Pope Francis focused on the parable of the vine and the branches, saying that... Read more

Pope Francis preaches the Pentecost homily in St. Peter's Basilica on June 8, 2014.

Holy Spirit enlivens Church, preaches Pope on Pentecost

Jun 8, 2014

On the feast of Pentecost, Pope Francis focused his homily and Angelus address on the work of the Holy Spirit... Read more

Pope Francis prays in the Lourdes Grotto of the Vatican Gardens on May 31, 2014.

Jesus' wounds are the price of forgiveness, says Pope

Jun 1, 2014

Pope Francis focused his Angelus message today on the saving power of Jesus’ redemption, explaining that the risen Christ who... Read more

Ordinations in St. Peter's Basilica on May 11, 2014.

Pope to newly ordained: always be merciful

May 11, 2014

In his homily at an ordination Mass this morning, Pope Francis urged those becoming priests to follow Christ’s example of... Read more

Pope Francis greets the faithful at St. Stanislaus parish in Rome on May 4, 2014.

Pope: Jesus journeys with us in the Eucharist

May 4, 2014

In his Sunday homily delivered at a Polish parish in Rome, Pope Francis meditated on the presence of Jesus Christ... Read more

Pope Francis greets the faithful at the May 8 General Audience (

Stay focused on human life, Pope tells pro-life marchers

May 12, 2013

Pope Francis greeted the thousands of people who had gathered this morning in Rome to protest against abortion, praising efforts... Read more

Pope Francis presides over the Regina Caeli on April 21, 2013.

Ask Jesus what he wants and be brave, Pope tells youth

Apr 21, 2013

Just after ordaining 10 men to the priesthood, Pope Francis called on young Catholics to ask Jesus “what he wants... Read more

Pope Francis leads the Regina Caeli on April 1, 2013.

Pope: we are part of those who believe without seeing

Apr 7, 2013

On the Feast of Divine Mercy, Pope Francis emphasized that when Jesus said “blessed are those who do not see... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI at a recent general audience in St. Peter's Square.

Pope says Jesus' Ascension confirmed promise of heaven

May 20, 2012

The Ascension of Jesus should remind Christians of the promise of Heaven and the power of earthly prayer, Pope Benedict... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square, April 18, 2012.

Pope outlines power of the Holy Spirit in prayer

May 16, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI says Christians should avail themselves to the Holy Spirit in prayer – particularly when they cannot find... Read more