In the Pope’s Words

Words of wisdom from Pope Francis: the Angelus, Wednesday Audience and Morning Mass Homilies.

Pope Francis: Become guardians of life and earth with contemplation and care

(CNS photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters) September 16, 2020 Continuing his catechesis on the current pandemic in the light of the Church’s social doctrine, the Pope at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday stresses the importance of caring for each other and contemplating the world in which we live. By Vatican News “Contemplating and caring: these [...]

Pope at Angelus: forgiveness and mercy helps avoid suffering, wars…

Pope Francis at Angelus on Sunday (Vatican Media) September 13, 2020 At Sunday’s midday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis reflects on the day’s Gospel of the parable of the unmerciful servant saying if we do not strive to forgive and love, neither we will be forgiven and loved. By Vatican News Pope Francis is urging [...]

Pope Francis: Confront Covid with unbounded love

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) September 9, 2020 At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis says it is “time to improve our social love.” By Christopher Wells Pope Francis focused his attention on the concept of the “common good” in his catechesis at Wednesday’s General Audience. Seeking the common good together Continuing his reflections on [...]

Pope at Angelus: Gossip ‘a plague more awful than Covid-19’

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) September 6, 2020 At the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis explores Jesus’ invitation to admonish members of the community who have sinned, and says fraternal correction builds up the Church while gossip tears it down. By Devin Watkins Ahead of the traditional Marian prayer of the Angelus, Pope Francis reflected [...]

“All brothers”: Pope Francis to sign new encyclical on Oct. 3 in Assisi

The Basilica of St Francis, Assisi September 5, 2020 Pope Francis will sign a new encyclical after Mass celebrated in the Basilica of St. Francis on 3 October. The ceremony will take place without the faithful present, in respect of the current health situation. By Vatican News Pope Francis will visit the Italian town [...]

Pope at Audience: Solidarity needed to rebuild post-pandemic community

Pope Francis leads his general audience in the San Damaso courtyard at the Vatican Sept. 2, 2020. It was the pope's first public audience with pilgrims in six months. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) September 2, 2020 In his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis urges everyone to combine authentic solidarity with the virtue [...]

Pope calls for day of prayer, fasting in solidarity with Lebanon

Pope Francis appeals for Lebanon during the General Audience on September 2, 2020 (CNS photo/Guglielmo Mangiapane, Reuters) One month after a massive explosion at a fertilizer storage facility tore through Beirut and reopened Lebanon’s old wounds, Pope Francis expresses his and the Church’s solidarity with the troubled nation and calls for a worldwide [...]

Pope at Angelus: Christians called to serve God and neighbour as Jesus

Pope Francis speaks during Angelus from the window at St Peter's Square, at the Vatican (Vatican Media) August 30, 2020 At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis says “taking up the Cross” means imitating Jesus by expending our life in service to God and neighbour. By Vatican News In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus speaks to [...]

Pope Francis spiritually united with pilgrims honouring Our Lady of Czestochowa

Pope Francis prays before the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, during his visit Poland for World Youth Day 2016. August 26, 2020 Pope Francis says he is close to the thousands of pilgrims travelling to the Marian Sanctuary of Jasna Gora for the August 26th feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa. By Vatican [...]

Pope Francis: We are stewards called to share earth’s fruits with everyone

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience (ANSA) August 26, 2020 Pope Francis focuses his weekly General Audience on the importance of equality and sharing of goods in order to reflect God's love for us and for Creation during this time of trial caused by the pandemic. By Francesca Merlo Pope Francis opened his [...]

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