Pope Francis - Latest News
Nov 26, 2018 - 06:15 pm .- After several confusing and turbulent weeks in the Church, it is worth asking where reform efforts stand, and where they will be going.
Nov 21, 2018 - 11:31 am .- Serving others first requires listening to God in prayer, so that one can give the same ‘yes’ to God’s will that Mary gave, Pope Francis said in a message for World Youth Day 2019.
Nov 20, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- Pope Francis will visit Romania in 2019, according to Archbishop Ioan Robu of Bucharest, president of the Romanian bishops’ conference.
Nov 14, 2018 - 05:24 am .- Christians are called to not only refrain from telling falsehoods, but to conduct their entire lives – both words and actions – as a witness to the Truth that is Jesus Christ, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Nov 12, 2018 - 10:26 am .- Pope Francis told a group of scientists Monday to use their knowledge for the benefit of all humanity, especially at the service of those people who are most often disregarded by most of society.
Nov 11, 2018 - 05:22 am .- The bells of St. Peter’s Basilica rang out in unison with thousands of other church bells around the world Sunday afternoon as Pope Francis commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I.
Nov 9, 2018 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis and the Assyrian Patriarch Mar Gewargis III have pledged ecumenical unity in support of persecuted Christians in the Middle East in a joint statement released Nov. 9.
Nov 9, 2018 - 10:18 am .- Catholic journalists should be guided not by despair and negativity, but by a commitment to sharing the beauty of the human person, Pope Francis told a group of media students Friday.
Nov 7, 2018 - 04:47 am .- “If there is hunger on earth, it is not because food is missing!” Pope Francis said in St. Peter’s Square Nov. 7. “What is lacking is a free and far-sighted entrepreneurship, which ensures adequate production, and a solidarity approach, which ensures fair distribution,” he continued.  
Nov 5, 2018 - 06:48 am .- Pope Francis strongly condemned anti-Semitism, recalling the living memory of the Holocaust in Europe, during a meeting with rabbis at the Vatican Monday.
Nov 4, 2018 - 05:13 am .- “I pray for the victims, pilgrims killed just because they are Christians, and I ask Holy Mary to console their families and the whole community,” Pope Francis said Nov. 4.
Nov 3, 2018 - 07:00 am .- Nine cardinals and 154 bishops have died since November 2017, including Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston, and Cardinal Karl Lehmann, who led the German bishops’ conference for 20 years.
Nov 1, 2018 - 07:44 am .- If a Christian wants to reach heaven, he or she should ask themselves if they are living for the pleasures of the world, or if they are striving after holiness with all their strength, Pope Francis said on the feast of All Saints.
Oct 31, 2018 - 04:48 am .- Faithful married love, in which a husband loves his wife like Christ loves the Church, is “revolutionary,” Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Oct 29, 2018 - 03:37 pm .- The fifteenth ordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops closed on Saturday. After a long afternoon of voting by the synod fathers, a final document was approved, mostly addressing the topics of young people, faith, and vocational discernment.
Oct 29, 2018 - 02:32 pm .- If one’s work as a Catholic is not united to Christ Jesus, it is no longer the “mission” to which the Church is called, Pope Francis told a group of religious brothers Monday.
Oct 29, 2018 - 12:14 pm .- Among the most debated paragraphs of the final document from the Synod of Bishops on young people, faith, and vocational discernment were those pertaining to the concept of synodality.
Oct 28, 2018 - 11:00 am .- The 167 paragraph text on young people, the faith, and vocational discernment was voted on paragraph by paragraph Saturday, following nearly a month of discussion on the topic.
Oct 28, 2018 - 07:53 am .- “May the The Most High welcome the dead in his peace, comfort their families and support the wounded,” Pope Francis said Oct. 28.
Oct 28, 2018 - 06:36 am .- In a letter read out at the synod closing Mass, bishops wrote to young people “our frailties and sins must not be an obstacle for your trust.”