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A Three Kings parade in Castle Square, Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 6, 2021. Photo credits: Karol Darmoros/Polskie Radio and Orszak Trzech Króli.

Scaled-down Three Kings parades held in Poland due to coronavirus pandemic

Jan 6, 2021

An estimated 2,500 Three Kings parades took place in Poland on Wednesday amid tight coronavirus restrictions.  Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address in the library of the Apostolic Palace Jan. 6, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis calls for peace in Central African Republic after disputed election

Jan 6, 2021

Pope Francis called Wednesday for peace in the Central African Republic following a disputed election.  Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis at Epiphany Mass: ‘If we do not worship God, we will worship idols’

Jan 6, 2021

As he celebrated Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord Wednesday, Pope Francis urged Catholics to devote... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in Rome on Nov. 25, 2014.

Vatican permits priests to say up to four Masses on Christmas Day

Dec 17, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican’s liturgy congregation will permit priests to say up to four Masses on Christmas Day, the Solemnity of Mary,... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, 2020.

Pope Francis: When we do not worship God, we worship ourselves

Jan 6, 2020

By Courtney Mares

On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Pope Francis said worship of Christ reveals the true meaning of... Read more

Want to know the history behind the Feast of the Epiphany?

Jan 6, 2019

By Adelaide Mena

While the hustle and bustle of Christmas ends for many people on Dec. 26, throughout Christian history Christmas lasts for... Read more

Pope Francis at Mass for Epiphany Jan. 6, 2019.

Like the magi, follow Christ's light, Pope Francis says

Jan 6, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

To be clothed in the divine light of Christ, follow the example of the three magi, who put aside worldly... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Feast of the Epiphany Jan. 6, 2018.

Pope: Like the Magi, we must leave our comfort zone to find Jesus

Jan 6, 2018

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis marked the Feast of the Epiphany Saturday by encouraging faithful to imitate the actions of the Magi, who... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, 2017.

Pope Francis: the Magi represent everyone who seeks God

Jan 6, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Friday, the Feast of the Epiphany, Pope Francis said that the Magi are not just men who sought out... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates New Year's Day Mass for the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God on Jan. 1, 2015.

Pope: Humanity seeks God, and the Magi show us where to find him

Jan 6, 2016

By Elise Harris

In a restless age when humanity fails to find the answer to their continuous searching, the Magi who go out... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates New Year's Day Mass in St. Peter's Basilica for the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God on Jan. 1, 2015.

Attentive, tireless, courageous – this is Christian life, Pope says on Epiphany

Jan 6, 2015

By Ann Schneible

Like the Magi who followed the star from the East, Christians are called to follow the light of the Gospel... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates mass for the solemnity of the Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica on Jan. 6, 2015.

True models of conversion: wise men believed in love, not worldly power

Jan 6, 2015

By Elise Harris

On the solemnity of the Epiphany, Pope Francis said that the journey of the three wise men reflects a path... Read more

Three Wise men ride through St. Peters Square during a parade held after Pope Francis' Mass for the Feast of the Epiphany on Jan. 6, 2014

Journey of the Magi symbolizes 'destiny' of man, says Pope

Jan 6, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his homily for the feast of the Epiphany, Pope Francis described how our lives are a continuous search to... Read more