Christmas at the Vatican

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Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Jan. 2, 2022.

Pope Francis at the Angelus: God wants to live with us and in us

Jan 2, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope was speaking at the Sunday Angelus. Read more

Pope Francis gives his Christmas ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing Dec. 25, 2021.

Full text: Pope Francis’ Christmas Urbi et Orbi blessing 2021

Dec 25, 2021

By Pope Francis

The pope prayed for peace in conflict zones around the world. Read more

Pope Francis gives his Christmas ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing Dec. 25, 2021.

Christmas Urbi et Orbi blessing 2021: Pope Francis asks world leaders to be open to dialogue

Dec 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

He spoke from the central balcony overlooking a rainy St. Peter’s Square. Read more

Pope Francis offers Christmas Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 24, 2021

Full Text: Pope Francis’ Christmas homily

Dec 24, 2021

By Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ Christmas homily for Midnight Mass at the Vatican this year Read more

Pope Francis offers Mass for the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord

Pope Francis’ Christmas Mass: ‘God comes into the world in littleness’

Dec 24, 2021

By Courtney Mares

In his Christmas homily, Pope Francis asked Christians to contemplate that God did not choose to come into the world... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 24, 2018.

Christmas at the Vatican: Here are the liturgies Pope Francis will celebrate this year

Dec 14, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican has published Pope Francis’ Christmas schedule for this year. Read more