Angelus: Christians choose fidelity to Gospel over hypocrisy

VATICAN CITY -- Christians must not be hypocrites, Pope Francis said.

  • August 19, 2019

Angleus: Assumption invites people to look to heaven with hope

VATICAN CITY -- Mary's assumption into heaven calls people to put aside all those insignificant, mundane and petty concerns competing for their attention and instead be drawn to God and his greatness, Pope Francis said.

  • August 15, 2019

Pope Francis: Closeness is God's answer to suffering

VATICAN CITY -- In hopeless situations of pain and suffering, God never abandons his children but rather remains close to them, Pope Francis said.

  • August 13, 2019

Angelus: Nations must protect lives and dignity of war victims

VATICAN CITY -- Marking the anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, Pope Francis urged nations to recall the need to protect the life and dignity of the victims of war and armed conflict.

  • August 12, 2019

Wednesday Audience: Church is mother to all, close to the suffering

VATICAN CITY -- Like the apostles who brought spiritual and physical healing to those in need, Christians are called to tend to the wounds of the suffering and the downtrodden, Pope Francis said.

  • August 7, 2019

Pope Francis urges families build a better future through stronger prayer life

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has asked families to set aside time to pray both individually and together as a family.

  • August 2, 2019

Angelus: Quick action needed to avoid more migrant deaths

VATICAN CITY -- Days after rescue workers recovered the bodies of dozens of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, Pope Francis urged the international community to "act quickly" to prevent future tragedies.

  • July 29, 2019

Angelus: Judge your own heart first

VATICAN CITY -- Praying that Catholics would understand and act on "the inseparable bond" between love of God and love of neighbor, Pope Francis again appealed for a solution to the crisis in Venezuela.

  • July 15, 2019

Angelus: True Christian prayer has universal dimension

VATICAN CITY (CNA) -- Pope Francis prayed Sunday for the victims of the airstrike that hit a migrant detention center in Libya, and called upon the international community to condemn the violence.

  • July 8, 2019

Angelus: Disciples seek God's glory, not their own

VATICAN CITY -- Men and women who are called to follow Christ must do so to help those in need and not to seek their own fame and glory, Pope Francis said.

  • July 2, 2019