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Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Dec. 12, 2021.

Pope Francis prays for victims of tornadoes in South and Midwest

Dec 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The tornadoes struck Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Dec. 8, 2021.

Pope Francis hails ‘the beauty of Mary’s heart’ on Immaculate Conception feast

Dec 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope leads the Angelus prayer on Marian solemnities, as well as Sundays. Read more

Pope Francis speaks after delivering his Angelus address at the Vatican, Nov. 21, 2021.

Pope Francis: Christ is not like other kings, he is a King for others

Nov 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

Two young people joined the pope as he delivered his Angelus address. Read more

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Nov. 14, 2021.

Pope Francis: ‘This world will pass away and only love will remain’

Nov 14, 2021

By Courtney Mares

When one is faced with an important difficult decision, Pope Francis’ advice is to imagine standing before Christ at the... Read more

Pope Francis led the Angelus for All Saints' Day from a window above St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis on All Saints’ Day: True happiness is found by following Jesus

Nov 1, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis gave a special Angelus address for the Catholic feast of All Saints’ Day. Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Oct. 31, 2021.

Pope Francis: Read, reread, and be passionate about the Gospel

Oct 31, 2021

By CNA Staff

He made the appeal in his Angelus address. Read more

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Oct. 24, 2021.

Pope Francis appeals that migrants not be sent back to unsafe countries

Oct 24, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis called on the international community to stop deporting migrants to unsafe countries. Read more

Pope Francis speaks during the Angelus prayer.

Pope Francis: To seek status over service is a spiritual illness

Oct 17, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Do good from a spirit of service, not from a desire for personal glory, Pope Francis said on Sunday. Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Oct. 10, 2021.

Pope Francis at the Angelus: ‘Is your faith tired and do you want to reinvigorate it?’

Oct 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope outlined a three-step process for personal renewal. Read more

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Oct. 3, 2021.

Pope Francis: Greatness is not found in self-sufficiency but in trust in the Lord

Oct 3, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis said that recognizing one’s own frailty allows for the possibility to discover that true strength comes from placing... Read more

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus on Sept. 26, 2021

Pope Francis: The Catholic Church must be welcoming

Sep 26, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Division and exclusion come from Satan, Pope Francis warned. Read more

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

Sep 19, 2021

By CNA Staff

“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

Sep 5, 2021

By Courtney Mares

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

Sep 5, 2021

By Courtney Mares

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

Aug 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

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

Aug 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

“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

Aug 22, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

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’

Aug 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

‘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’

Aug 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

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

Jul 25, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

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