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Pope Francis greets the crowd at his Sunday Angelus address on Jan. 29, 2023.

Pope Francis decries culture that ‘throws away’ unborn children, elderly, poor

Jan 29, 2023

By Courtney Mares

In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis decried a culture that “throws away” unborn children, the elderly, and the poor... Read more

Children participating in a Catholic Action initiative helped to release colorful balloons at the end of the Angelus on Jan. 30, 2022.

Pope Francis: 'The Lord always surprises us'

Jan 30, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis encouraged people to be open to the newness Jesus wants to bring in their daily lives and to... Read more

Pope Francis meets a delegation of the French Catholic Action movement at the Vatican, Jan. 13, 2021.

Pope Francis: Synodality is not a ‘search for majority consensus’

Jan 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope was speaking to French Catholic Action groups. Read more

Pope Francis meets with the national council of Italian Catholic Action at the Vatican, April 30, 2021.

Pope Francis to Catholic associations: ‘The Lord counts on your boldness’

Apr 30, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope urged the groups to beware of “the trap of organizational charts.” Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square, Nov. 8, 2017.

Pope to youth: expand your wisdom and meet the elderly

Dec 16, 2017

Pope Francis met with the youth of Catholic Action on Saturday as the movement marks its 150th anniversary year.  Read more