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Keep the creche in Christmas, Pope Francis urges

Stopping to gaze at and perhaps pray before a Nativity scene is one of the best ways to remember the real meaning of Christmas, Pope Francis said.

  • December 5, 2022

Showing love, mercy are key to entering heaven, Pope Francis says on All Souls' Day

As Christians await their death and the final judgment of God, the Gospel tells them what they must do to be welcomed into heaven: love others because God is love, Pope Francis said.

  • November 2, 2022

The devil enters through pornography, Pope Francis tells young priests, seminarians

After telling a funny story about receiving a cellphone decades ago that was "as big as a shoe," Pope Francis went on to encourage young priests and seminarians to use technology and social media, but to avoid pornography at all costs.

  • October 26, 2022

We are instruments of the Spirit’s fruitfulness

The full text of the homily given by Pope Francis at solemn vespers celebrated in the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Quebec July 28, 2022.

  • July 28, 2022

A journey from failure to hope

The full text of the homily delivered by Pope Francis at Mass at the National Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré in Quebec July 28, 2022.

  • July 28, 2022

Maple Leaf a sign of open and inclusive communities

The full text of the speach given by Pope Francis at Citadelle de Quebec July 27, 2022.

  • July 28, 2022

We all need the healing of Jesus

The full text of Pope Francis' homily given at the Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage July 26, 2022.

  • July 27, 2022

Children of a history to be preserved, authors of history to be written

The full text of the homily Pope Francis delivered at the Mass celebrated at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, July 26, 2022.

  • July 26, 2022

Reconciliation: One reality, one soul, one people

The full text of Pope Francis' speech delivered to Indigenous peoples and members of the parish community of Sacred Heart Church in Edmonton, Alberta, July 25, 2022.

  • July 26, 2022

Pope Francis: I humbly beg forgiveness

The full text of Pope Francis' apology delivered July 25, 2022.

  • July 25, 2022