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Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Sept. 19, 2021.

Pope Francis: The true measure of success is what you give, not what you have

“Do you want to be first? Serve. This is the way,” the pope said. Read more

Pope Francis makes the Sign of the Cross April 18, 2018.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida was one of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall on the U.S. mainland. Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at this Angelus address on Sept. 4, 2021

Pope Francis: Find time for silence with the Gospel every day

Pope Francis has said that silent prayer with the Gospel is the “secret to spiritual health.” Read more

Pope Francis gives the Angelus message from a window overlooking St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis: Complaining is ‘poison’ for the heart

Complaining and blaming others is a waste of time; the way to defeat evil is to conquer it first within... Read more

Pope Francis speaks during the Angelus prayer.

Pope Francis urges Catholics to pray and fast for Afghanistan

“In historical moments like this we cannot remain indifferent, the history of the Church teaches us this,” Pope Francis said. Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during the Angelus on July 25, 2021.

Pope Francis: Do not water down the truth of the Eucharist

Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to not water down the teaching that the Eucharist is Jesus’ Body and Blood. Read more

Pope Francis waves during his Angelus address at the Vatican, Aug. 8, 2021.

Pope Francis: Jesus’ Bread of Life discourse renews ‘our amazement for the gift of the Eucharist’

‘God became man for me, for you, for all of us, to enter into our lives,’ the pope said. Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Aug. 1, 2021.

Pope Francis: ‘The Lord wants a loving relationship with us’

The pope said that Catholics were called to leave behind self-interest. Read more

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus at the Vatican July 18, 2021.

Pope Francis: With our small offering, Jesus can do great things

“It would be good to ask ourselves every day: ‘What do I bring to Jesus today?’” Pope Francis said. Read more

Pope Francis delivers an Angelus address at the Vatican.

Pope Francis says he is close to ‘the dear Cuban people’ after largest protests in decades

He made the comment in his first Angelus address at the Vatican since undergoing surgery. Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address from Gemelli hospital on July 11, 2011.

Pope Francis prays the Angelus from his hospital balcony

In his first appearance after having intestinal surgery, Pope Francis prayed the Angelus from the balcony of the hospital where... Read more

Pope Francis gives an Angelus address from the Apostolic Palace. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis to lead Sunday Angelus from hospital after intestinal surgery

The Vatican said the pope “spent a quiet day with normal clinical progress.” Read more

Pope Francis waves during an Angelus address at the Vatican.

Pope Francis at the Angelus: ‘Let Jesus look at and heal your heart’

At the Angelus, the pope reflected on Jesus’ healing of a woman afflicted with hemorrhages. Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on June 13, 2021.

Pope Francis: How often do we fixate on our problems rather than bringing them to God?

In his Angelus message this Sunday, Pope Francis offered a reminder that the Lord wants us to seek his presence... Read more

Pope Francis gives the Angelus address June 6, 2021.

Pope Francis: 'All that is good belongs to God'

"Even the seed of our good works may seem small; yet, all that is good belongs to God and therefore... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, June 6, 2021.

Pope Francis expresses sorrow after Indigenous children’s graves found at Church-run school

The Canadian government had asked the pope to issue a formal apology for the Church’s role in the country’s residential... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica March 28, 2021.

At Angelus, Pope Francis prays for Indonesian Catholics injured in Palm Sunday bombing

At the Angelus, Pope Francis prayed for Indonesian Catholics injured in a bombing as they left a Palm Sunday Mass. Read more

Pope Francis gives a blessing after his Angelus address on Aug. 30, 2020.

Pope Francis prays for 'martyred Syria' on eve of 10th anniversary of war

Pope Francis urged the world not to forget the ongoing suffering of the “martyred” people of Syria on the eve... Read more

Pope Francis gives the Angelus address Feb. 21, 2021. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis: Christian life 'is a battle against the spirit of evil'

Like Jesus was tempted by Satan in the desert, Christians must be prepared to battle evil, knowing that “with faith,... Read more

Pope Francis delivers an Angelus address from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: Remember the closeness, compassion, and tenderness of God

Pope Francis on Sunday urged people to remember the closeness, compassion, and tenderness of God.  Read more