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Pope Francis gives the Angelus address Aug. 30, 2020.

Pope Francis: God is supreme

Catholics, by virtue of their baptism, must affirm to the world God’s primacy in human life and in history, Pope... Read more

View of St. Peter’s Basilica from the roof of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross April 1, 2015.

Catholic missionary: ‘Secularization’ in the Church threatens Christianity in Europe

According to a longtime missionary in Africa, Fr. Martin Lasarte, one of the biggest threats to Christianity in Europe is... Read more

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Pope Francis says missions should facilitate encounter with Christ, not complicate it

Missionary work is a cooperation with the Holy Spirit to bring people to Christ; it does not benefit from overcomplicated... Read more

Pope Francis greets young people in Madagascar Sept. 7, 2019.

Jesus has a mission for youth in Madagascar, Pope Francis says

Jesus has called you and has entrusted a mission to you, Pope Francis told a crowd of young people at... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during his May 31, 2017, general audience.

Pope Francis: The Lord invites us to open our hearts to the Holy Spirit

Pope Francis said Sunday that the Church cannot remain static because the Holy Spirit guides her along the paths of... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square May 22, 2018.

A good Catholic proclaims the Gospel, Pope Francis says

By virtue of their Baptism, every Catholic is called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ – a mission which... Read more

Will we go to the peripheries?

Encountering Christ brings with it the responsibility of reaching out to those on the peripheries, Catholic leaders urged their fellow... Read more