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

Pope Francis describes Canada trip as 'penitential pilgrimage'

Asking for prayers ahead of his visit to Canada July 24-29, Pope Francis described the trip as a "penitential pilgrimage" as part of a commitment to healing and reconciliation with the country's Indigenous people.

  • July 18, 2022

Christ's resurrection brings hope amid 'Easter of war,' Pope Francis says

The joy of Christ's resurrection is needed now more than ever in a time when war in Ukraine and other parts of the world makes the hope for peace seem like an illusion, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.

  • April 17, 2022

Risen Christ brings peace to broken world, Pope Francis says at Easter Vigil

The joy of Jesus' resurrection from the dead gives joy and strength to those who are called to bring peace, reconciliation and justice to the suffering and the downtrodden, Pope Francis said.

  • April 16, 2022

Victory is not raising a flag on pile of rubble, Pope Francis says on Palm Sunday

Jesus obeyed the most challenging of commandments: to love one's enemies; and he invites humanity to do the same by breaking a vicious cycle of evil, sorrow and hatred with love and forgiveness, Pope Francis said on Palm Sunday.

  • April 11, 2022

'With a heart broken,' Pope Francis prays for peace in Ukraine

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis said his heart was "broken" by the war in Ukraine, and he pleaded again, "Silence the weapons!"

  • February 28, 2022

Pope Francis appeals for peace in Kazakhstan

VATICAN CITY -- With dozens of people reported dead and thousands detained in Kazakhstan, Pope Francis prayed for the victims and for a return of peace in the former Soviet republic.

  • January 10, 2022