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Pope Francis gives the Angelus address on Dec. 8, 2020.

Pope Francis: Christian joy is not easy, but with Jesus it is possible

Arriving at Christian joy is no cakewalk, but if we put Jesus at the center of our lives, it is... Read more

Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square on December 9, 2016.

Pope Francis: Advent is a time of conversion

As Pope Francis blessed children's nativity scene figurines Sunday, the pope said that the Advent season is a time of... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience May 23, 2018.

Pope Francis: Rejoice! God hears your prayers

God’s loving care for his children – listening to their cares, answering their prayers and petitions – is a cause... Read more