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Pope Francis says Mass for the Octave Day of Christmas, Jan. 1, 2015.

Ideas for your (Catholic) New Year's Resolutions

Dec 29, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Should you make a New Year’s resolution? If so, how can you involve your faith in the process? What can... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Jan. 1, 2020.

Pope Francis: Honor the dignity of women for a better world in 2020

Jan 1, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis began the new year with a call for the dignity of women to be honored -- not exploited... Read more

Pope Francis incenses the Nativity Scene in St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 24, 2017.

In the New Year, receive Mary's love and help, Francis says

Jan 1, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

When challenged, it is right to turn to Mary, Our Mother, for help, Pope Francis said on New Year’s Day,... Read more

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

Without the Church, Jesus 'is at the mercy of our imagination,' Pope says

Jan 1, 2015

By Elise Harris

In his homily on New Year’s Day, Pope Francis said that Jesus and his mother Mary are “inseparable,” just like... Read more