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Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King, Nov. 21, 2021.

World Youth Day 2021: Pope Francis asks young Catholics to be ‘critical conscience of society’

Nov 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope offered Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King. Read more

Pope Francis with members of the ‘Pope’s Team - Fratelli tutti’ in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Nov. 20, 2021.

Pope Francis meets the ‘Pope’s Team’ ahead of friendly soccer match

Nov 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

The papal team includes Swiss Guards and migrants. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Swedish Academy at the Vatican's Hall of Popes, Nov. 19, 2021.

Pope Francis to Swedish Academy: Social media promotes monologue instead of dialogue

Nov 19, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Academy awards the annual Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Sept. 28, 2019.

Cardinal Sarah calls Catholic priests to spiritual renewal in new book

Nov 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘If priests, if society look to God, then I think things will change,’ he said. Read more

Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, sends a video message to the U.S. bishops, Nov. 18, 2021.

Synod’s chief organizer to US bishops: Don’t be afraid to tell us frankly what you hear

Nov 18, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Mario Grech sent a 14-minute video message to the USCCB Fall General Assembly. Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, meets Pope Francis, Nov. 11, 2021.

Major archbishop thanks Pope Francis for support as Ukraine faces multiple crises

Nov 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said the country faced rising poverty. Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 17, 2021.

Pope Francis: St. Joseph teaches us to notice the people the world ignores

Nov 17, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope’s new catechetical cycle is devoted to Jesus’ foster father. Read more

Pope Francis with Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in the Vatican, Nov. 10, 2017.

Pope Francis: Justice and peace commissions offer an ‘indispensable service’

Nov 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope said that justice and peace could be built only through ‘two paths.’ Read more

Pope Francis meets participants in the general chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order, Nov. 15, 2021.

Pope Francis asks Secular Franciscans to take St. Francis’ path of conversion

Nov 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

Secular Franciscan Order is holding its general chapter in Rome. Read more

Pope Francis receives Croatia’s President Zoran Milanović at the Vatican, Nov. 15, 2021.

Croatian president raises plight of Bosnia’s Catholic minority during Vatican visit

Nov 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

President Zoran Milanović met with Pope Francis and senior officials. Read more

Pope Francis visits Artemio Franchi Municipal Stadium in Florence, Italy, on Nov. 10, 2015.

Pope Francis to speak at meeting of bishops and mayors in Florence

Nov 15, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Feb. 27 visit will include an encounter with refugee families. Read more

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Nov. 14, 2021.

Pope Francis: ‘This world will pass away and only love will remain’

Nov 14, 2021

By Courtney Mares

When one is faced with an important difficult decision, Pope Francis’ advice is to imagine standing before Christ at the... Read more

Pope Francis offers Mass for the fifth World Day of the Poor on Nov. 14, 2021.

Pope Francis on World Day of the Poor: Be ‘tireless builders of hope’ amid suffering

Nov 14, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope offered Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in the presence of 2,000 people living in poverty and the volunteers... Read more

Benedict XVI meets with recipients of the Ratzinger Prize on Nov. 13, 2021.

Benedict XVI meets with recipients of the Ratzinger Prize

Nov 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The meeting lasted one hour and allowed each of the academics to discuss their work with the pope emeritus. Read more

Pope Francis meets with Vatican journalists on Nov. 13, 2021.

Pope Francis: 'The Church is not a political organization that has left and right wings'

Nov 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

“We need journalists who are willing to ‘wear out the soles of their shoes,’ to get out of the newsroom,... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience, June 1, 2016.

Pope Francis: Governments must act urgently against child pornography

Nov 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

‘The groups responsible behave like mafias,’ the pope said. Read more

Pope Francis and UNESCO’s Audrey Azoulay at Rome’s Pontifical Lateran University, Oct. 7, 2021.

Pope Francis to UNESCO: ‘The Gospel is the most humanizing message known to history’

Nov 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope was marking the UN agency’s 75th anniversary. Read more

Pope Francis at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Assisi, Italy, Nov. 12, 2021.

Pope Francis in Assisi: ‘It is time that the poor be given back their voice’

Nov 12, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope met with a group of more than 500 poor people from across Europe. Read more

The 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) logo displayed on a smartphone.

Vatican calls for ‘clear roadmap’ as climate summit enters final stretch

Nov 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Vatican said that ‘various gaps’ had emerged at COP26 in Scotland. Read more

Pope Francis holds a soccer ball in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Aug. 26, 2015. L'Osservatore Romano.

Pope Francis fields Vatican soccer team in friendly match against Roma minority

Nov 11, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The soccer match is intended to counter racism and discrimination. Read more