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Pope Francis waves from a window of the apostolic palace May 10, 2020.

Pope Francis: St. John Paul II is remembered with 'affection and gratitude'

Pope Francis Sunday recalled the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. Pope John Paul II, saying his predecessor is... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square June 7, 2017.

Pope Francis: God's law brings freedom

God gives the grace both to follow his law exteriorly and to accept it in one’s heart, which is what... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Nov. 14, 2018.

The Ten Commandments are God's 'x-ray,' Pope Francis says

By reflecting on the Ten Commandments, Christians can examine their hearts to see where disordered attachments and desires have made... Read more

Pope Francis, Nov. 14, 2018.

Pope Francis: God alone can heal the wounds of sin

People need the mercy of God and the healing of the Holy Spirit to root out the sin in their... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Sept. 5, 2018.

Pope Francis: To hate is to kill in the heart

A person may not have killed someone, but if they are angry or have hate toward another person, it is... Read more

Pope Francis kisses a child at the general audience on Oct. 10.

Pope Francis: Abortion is like hiring a hitman

In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis said that abortion “suppresses innocent and helpless life in its blossoming.” “Is it... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Sept. 19, 2018.

Pope Francis: To honor one's parents, follow the saints

There are many saints who demonstrate that even if one comes from a difficult childhood, or does not have good... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience Nov. 15, 2017.

To follow God's law, begin with gratitude, Pope Francis says

Obedience to God’s commandments should flow from a personal relationship with the Father and from a place of gratitude for... Read more

Pope Francis walks with young people during his general audience June 13, 2018.

What is the biggest threat young people face? Mediocrity, Pope says

Pope Francis said Wednesday that the greatest danger modern youth face is not the array of problems that surround them,... Read more

Ten Commandments outside of the Texas Capitol.

Challenge to Maryland Ten Commandments statue dropped

A monument of the Ten Commandments outside a Maryland courthouse is safe, after a lawsuit against it was dropped this... Read more

Okla. ruling against 10 Commandment statue blasted as extreme, inconsistent

Responding to the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s ruling that a Ten Commandments monument on capitol grounds violates the state constitution, critics... Read more