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Pope Francis gives the weekly Angelus address on Aug. 27, 2023.

Pope Francis: ‘Look to Jesus always’

Aug 27, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“We are not alone on the path of life, because Christ is with us and Christ helps us to walk,”... Read more

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address June 29, 2023.

Pope Francis: Jesus conquers ‘death, sin, the devil’

Aug 13, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“The powers of evil that frighten us, that we cannot master, immediately take on smaller proportions with Jesus,” the pope... Read more

Apparition of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Why is June the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus?

Jun 1, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Jesus appeared to Sister Margaret Mary Alacoque in 1673 and began revealing ways to venerate his Sacred Heart. Read more

Most Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Raleigh, North Carolina

Today the Church celebrates the Most Holy Name of Jesus

Jan 3, 2023

By CNA Staff

The beginnings of the veneration of the Most Holy Name of Jesus date back to the liturgical celebrations of the... Read more

"The Carrying of the Cross" by the artist Titian is one of the paintings featured in the new book "Jesus in Art and Literature."

Seeing with the eye of faith: encountering Jesus through great works of art

Dec 29, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

Pierre-Marie Dumont talks to CNA about his new book, “Jesus in Art and Literature.” Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis: ‘The rule of measure is Jesus and his Gospel’

Aug 21, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Jesus “wants to tell us that to enter into God’s life, into salvation, we need to pass through him,” Pope... Read more

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus on Sept. 26, 2021

Why turn the other cheek? To defeat hatred and evil, Pope Francis says

Feb 20, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

“Turning the other cheek is not the loser’s fallback, but the action of those who have greater inner strength...” Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during the Angelus on July 25, 2021.

Pope Francis: Do not water down the truth of the Eucharist

Aug 22, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to not water down the teaching that the Eucharist is Jesus’ Body and Blood. Read more

Pope Francis during Mass in the Casa Santa Marta May 16, 2020.

Pope Francis: The antidote to worldliness is Christ

May 16, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The only cure for worldliness is faith in Jesus Christ and in his death and resurrection, Pope Francis said at... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square Oct. 2, 2013.

Jesus can heal deadened hearts, says Pope

Apr 6, 2014

Pope Francis delivered a Sunday evening homily at a parish in the south of Rome, preaching about the importance of... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Nov. 27, 2013

God speaks to us 'with the voice of a child,' Pope reflects

Dec 12, 2013

By Elise Harris

During his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on how God lowers himself to converse on our level, and encouraged those... Read more

Controversial book's claims about Jesus are 'nothing new'

Aug 10, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Although a controversial new book on the “historical Jesus” is topping best-seller lists, claims made by its author are tired... Read more