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Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, 2020.

Pope Francis: When we do not worship God, we worship ourselves

On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Pope Francis said worship of Christ reveals the true meaning of... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square Nov. 6, 2019.

Pope Francis: St. Paul announced Christ to 'idol worshippers' without attacking them

St. Paul announced Jesus Christ to “idol worshippers” in Athens without attacking them, but by building bridges, Pope Francis said... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience Oct. 23, 2019.

Pope Francis: Synodality brought pagans to 'reject idolatry'

Pope Francis said Wednesday that the first Christian evangelization of the pagans opened up “a very lively controversy” as the... Read more

Pope Francis speaks in the Pope Paul VI Hall at the Vatican Aug. 8, 2018.

Pope Francis: Trust God – not idols

Attachment to idols is a failure to trust totally in God – and to reject these idols, Catholics must accept... Read more