Sunday of the Word of God

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Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, celebrates Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica Jan. 24, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media

Vatican archbishop: Turn off your phone and open the Gospel

A Vatican archbishop urged Catholics to turn off their cell phones and open the Gospel instead as he celebrated Mass... Read more


Vatican’s liturgy congregation stresses importance of Sunday of the Word of God

The Vatican’s liturgy congregation issued a note Saturday encouraging Catholic parishes around the world to celebrate the Sunday of the... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the first Sunday of the Word of God Jan. 26, 2020.

Pope Francis: Keep a Bible close to you for daily inspiration

Pope Francis preached Sunday about the life-changing power of God’s word in Scripture, encouraging everyone to keep a Bible close... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Sept. 25, 2019.

Pope Francis institutes day to promote knowledge and love of scripture

Pope Francis Monday declared the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time to be the Sunday of the Word of God in... Read more