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Mother Elvira, the founder of the Comunità Cenacolo, based her efforts to help young people struggling with addiction around the concept of radical trust in God's mercy and providence.

Mother Elvira, who shared God’s love with those struggling with addiction, dies at 86

Aug 5, 2023

By Joseph Pronechen

The Comunità Cenacolo she founded in 1983 has grown to encompass 72 recovery houses in 20 countries. Read more

Pope Francis gives his weekly Angelus address Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022.

Pope Francis: Put your trust in God and his care for you

Aug 7, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

“Do not be afraid — this is the certainty that your hearts should be attached to,” Pope Francis said. 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 gives the Angelus address June 6, 2021.

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

Jun 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

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

Mary holding Jesus.

On feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis points to Mary’s trust in God

Dec 8, 2018

By Courtney Mares

On the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to imitate Mary’s deep trust and openness to God... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Palermo, Sicily Sept. 15, 2018.

Do not avoid the wounds of the Church, pope says in Sicily

Sep 15, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

In Sicily Saturday, Pope Francis said the wounds of the Church and the world are the wounds of Christ, and... Read more

Pope Francis prays the Angelus with pilgrims in St Peter's Square Jan. 10, 2016.

God is faithful – trust him and don’t worry, Pope Francis says

Feb 26, 2017

By Elise Harris

While earthly pleasures such as power and money bring temporary satisfaction, they are ultimately fleeting and deceptive, Pope Francis said... Read more

 Bishop Noonan at the opening Mass for the 2014 Knights of Columbus convention in Orlando, Fla. Photo courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Trust God's love in difficult times, bishop counsels

Aug 6, 2014

By Mary Farrow

A relationship with God is the most important thing to remember in difficult times, said Bishop John Noonan of Orlando... Read more