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Pope Francis

Pope: Contemplate to find what’s greater than a person or thing’s usefulness

Francis calls us to experience wonder at the great gift God has given us in the world and in each other.

A martyr of charity? Pope remembers priest slain this week by homeless man he helped

51-year-old Italian priest was well known for helping the poor and immigrants.

Pope says losing a child is “unbearable without God’s help”

Francis reflects how when we lose our parents, we are orphans; a spouse, we are widow(er)s; when we lose a child, there is no word for it ...

Pope negative for Covid; tested after possible exposure from Cardinal Tagle

Cardinal Tagle unable to visit elderly parents in his homeland.

Vatican English team debating translation for pope’s upcoming encyclical

How will St. Francis' text be rendered in English, to serve as an invitation to think of the human family as sons and daughters of the same Creator?

Pope Francis: “True love is not only expansive; it is inclusive”

Pope says that if we all give a little effort to build the common good, we can regenerate good relationships.

Pope sends message to South Korea’s president

Francis sent a recorded message to encourage the Koreas to keep working for peace on the peninsula.

Pope Francis explains how he came to care about the environment

Pope describes his process of learning as a "conversion."

Pope to sign new encyclical in Assisi on October 3

The document will focus on human fraternity.

Pope calls globe to unite in prayer for Lebanon on September 4

Francis holds a moment of silent prayer for Lebanon at first public general audience since lockdown.

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