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Pope Francis at the May 15, 2013 general audience in St. Peter's Square.

Feast of Peter and Paul celebrates God's mercy, Pope says

Jun 29, 2014

During his Sunday Angelus on the Feast of Peter and Paul, Pope Francis called the faithful to open themselves to... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

God's immeasurable love transforms lives, emphasizes Pope

Jun 22, 2014

In his Sunday Angelus today Pope Francis stressed the limitless nature of God’s love that transforms the heart and life... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday General Audience, May 21, 2014.

Pope invites Romans, pilgrims to Eucharistic procession

Jun 15, 2014

During his Sunday Angelus remarks reflecting on divine love, Pope Francis invited all the Romans and pilgrims gathered in St.... 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

Pope Francis gives his blessing to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 14, 2014.

Pope: Church problems solved through discussion, prayer

May 18, 2014

In his Sunday Regina Coeli message, Pope Francis reflected on the apostles’ method of solving problems as an example for... 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 preaches during a Penitential service at St. Peter's Basilica, March 28, 2014.

Pope distributes free copies of Gospels

Apr 6, 2014

Pope Francis handed out free pocket-sized copies of the gospels to crowds filling St. Peter’s square for the Sunday Angelus,... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his first Sunday Angelus on March 17, 2013.

Upcoming day of reconciliation announced by Pope

Mar 23, 2014

During his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis announced that March 29-30 would be “24 hours for the Lord,” during which people... Read more

Pope Francis gives the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on October 2, 2013.

Thwart temptation with the word of God, Pope exhorts

Mar 9, 2014

In his Sunday Angelus message today, Pope Francis stressed the importance of resisting temptations by finding refuge in God’s word.  Read more

Pope Francis gives the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on October 2, 2013.

Pope: Heart full of desire for possessions is 'empty of God'

Mar 2, 2014

Crowds filled a rainy St. Peter’s Square today to hear Pope Francis’ Angelus message, which focused on the importance of... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience October 2, 2013.

Pope: Christmas reveals God's 'immense love'

Jan 5, 2014

Pope Francis delivered his Sunday Angelus greeting to a packed St. Peter’s Square today, emphasizing the greatness of divine love... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Dec. 4, 2013.

Pope prays for upcoming Synod of Bishops

Dec 29, 2013

In his Angelus address given on the feast of the Holy Family, Pope Francis prayed especially for the approaching Synod... Read more

A statue of the Baby Jesus from a Nativity scene is held up for the blessing at St Peter's Square on “Bambinelli” Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

Church is a 'house of joy,' Pope stresses on Gaudete Sunday

Dec 15, 2013

In his Angelus address on the third Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis emphasized the joy of the Christian message and... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square Oct. 2.

Pope praises 'ridiculous' tax collector who sought Jesus

Nov 3, 2013

In his Angelus message to the crowds in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis praised the ‘ridiculous’ actions of Zaccheus, the... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims druing his general audience Sept. 25, 2013.

Pope: Prayer helps 'overcome evil with good'

Oct 20, 2013

Pope Francis in his Sunday Angelus greeting taught that prayer is a ‘weapon’ in the struggle against evil.  Read more

Pope Francis gives the homily during Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on July 7, 2013.

Pope Francis: follow Jesus' Way of the Cross

Sep 8, 2013

Pope Francis spoke to crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for Sunday’s Angelus, encouraging them to follow Christ on the... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peter's Square after Mass on April 28, 2013.

Pope Francis: Christianity is a way of life, not a label

Aug 25, 2013

In his Sunday Angelus audience, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of truly living a Christian life rather than letting it... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peter's Square after Mass on April 28, 2013.

Pope Francis criticizes 'ornamental' faith

Aug 18, 2013

During his Sunday Angelus message, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of a deep faith that is fixed on Jesus, warning... Read more