Discernment of Spirits

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Pope Francis greets pilgrims on St. Peter's Square, Oct. 5 2022.

Pope Francis shares a spiritual life hack: Know the ‘passwords’ of your heart

Oct 5, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis shared a spiritual life hack for discernment at his general audience on Wednesday. Read more

Pope Francis sat at the front of the congregation in St. Peter's Basilica on the Solemnity of Pentecost on June 5, 2022.

On Pentecost, Pope Francis explained how to recognize the Holy Spirit’s voice

Jun 5, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope delivered his homily from a wheelchair in front of the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica. Read more

Pope Francis offers a blessing from the window of the Apostolic Palance April 26, 2020.

Pope Francis asks for prayer for vocations to the priesthood on Good Shepherd Sunday

May 3, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis called on all Catholics to pray for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life on Good Shepherd Sunday,... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Jesuits in Krakow July 30, 2016.

Life isn't black and white – teach priests to discern the gray, Pope says

Aug 25, 2016

By Elise Harris

In a conversation with members of the Jesuit order from Poland, Pope Francis said the real life situations of everyday... Read more

Pope Francis says Mass at St. Peter's Basilica, Oct. 4, 2015.

Don't fall into the traps of relativism and rigidity, Pope says

Oct 10, 2015

In his homily on Friday Pope Francis focused on the importance of knowing how to discern whether something comes from... Read more