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Pope Francis meets with students in Paul VI audience hall on May 31, 2014.

Pope Francis: Love doesn't care if you're ugly or beautiful

In his homily at Mass on Tuesday, Pope Francis spoke about the love of Christ for his Church, noting how... Read more

Pope Francis greets children during his General Audience June 25, 2014.

Pope Francis: love of God is both generous, active

Pope Francis focused his daily homily for the Feast of the Sacred Heart on the nature of love between God... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

God's immeasurable love transforms lives, emphasizes Pope

In his Sunday Angelus today Pope Francis stressed the limitless nature of God’s love that transforms the heart and life... Read more

Pope Francis embraces a young student on May 31, 2014 in Paul VI audience hall.

'You can make a better world,' Pope tells disadvantaged children

This morning the “Ode to Joy” rang out from a teenaged orchestra as Pope Francis entered a room packed with... Read more

(R-L) Peter Schindler, Peter Casarella, and Patrick Deneen.

Modern society at odds with authentic love, scholars reflect

Today’s secular culture conflicts with authentic love and a reality-based view of the human person, said scholars at a recent... Read more

Candy Hearts by Santana Heath (CC0 1.0).

Valentine effort promotes authentic love to college students

A nationwide campaign leading up to Valentine’s Day is encouraging college students to seek meaningful relationships and develop a healthy... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Dec. 4, 2013

Pope Francis: Christian love is not a 'soap opera'

In his daily Mass today, Pope Francis spoke on the meaning of Christian love, explaining that it is not a... Read more

Oreste Tornani poses in front of a grotto in Florence, Italy on Dec. 6, 2013. He met the Pope after the general audience on Nov. 20.

Man with disfigured face recalls warmth of encounter with Pope

Oreste Tornani, a man with a severely disfigured face who was blessed by Pope Francis at a recent General Audience,... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during his General Audience on Sept. 25, 2013

Pope Francis: No one can be Christian without love of God

In his daily homily, Pope Francis spoke of the necessity of God’s love in order to be faithful, and encouraged... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia celebrates Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica, Oct 20, 2012.

Modern heart must be won by radical love, Archbishop Chaput says

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia said the Holy Father’s recent lengthy interview calls attention to the modern world as... Read more


Church is a love story, Pope Francis says

The Church is not merely “a human enterprise,” but “a love story,” said Pope Francis, and the faithful must remember... Read more


Couples vow life-long fidelity before tomb of St. Valentine

Nearly 120 soon-to-be-married couples promised to be faithful to one another in a special Feb. 10 ceremony at the tomb... Read more