In the Pope’s Words

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

Pope Francis: ‘Mercy is the true face of love’

The Pope reflects on the Parable of the Good Samaritan and says the trait of a true Christian is to always be merciful and compassionate. By Linda Bordoni Pope Francis on Sunday upheld the example of the Good Samaritan as a model for Christians, explaining that only by loving our neighbours as ourselves, do we show [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘True joy is to walk in the company of the Lord’

Pope Francis speaks of the missionary characteristic of the Church and on how it brings joy, peace and healing. By Linda Bordoni Pope Francis focused his catechesis on Sunday on the missionary nature of the Church, pointing out that it must always be joyful and bring peace and healing. Reflecting on the Gospel reading of the [...]

By |2019-07-10T14:11:24+00:00Jul 10th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope Francis: keys to Gospel proclamation…

  Pope Francis greets the faithful at the Sunday Angelus in St Peter's Square (Vatican Media) Following Jesus means no looking back. At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis says that being a disciple of the Master means being prompt, decisive, and always on the move. By Christopher Wells In his reflection at the [...]

Pope: Jesus Seeks Witness to His Life

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul (Vatican Media) Pope Francis presides over Holy Mass on Saturday in St Peter’s Basilica for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul... By Lydia O'Kane As Bishop of Rome, Pope Francis on Saturday celebrated the feast of the Patrons of this ancient [...]

By |2019-07-01T14:01:27+00:00Jul 1st, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Morning Mass Homilies|

Pope at Angelus: Recognize The Qualities of Others Without Envy

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square (Vatican Media) Pope Francis invites the faithful, on this feast of Sts Peter and Paul, “to appreciate the qualities of others, to recognize their gifts without maliciousness and envy.” During the Angelus, following Mass in St Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis once again reflected on Saints [...]

By |2019-07-01T14:07:09+00:00Jul 1st, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope: ‘Church of Acts a paradigm for every Christian community’

Pope Francis reflects on the life of the early Christian community during his ongoing catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles. Pope at Papal Audience (Wednesday) Vatican Media Picture Vatican media Dear brothers and sisters: In our catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, we now consider the way of life of the first [...]

Pope at Mass in Casal Bertone: ‘Bless and share with those in need’

Pope Francis celebrates the Eucharist on Corpus Christi Sunday (Vatican Media) Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Rome’s Casal Bertone neighborhood on the feast of Corpus Christi, and urges area residents to speak a word of blessing and share whatever they have with one another. “A blessing releases a cascade of goodness.” With those words, [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘Corpus Christi renews our amazement in Eucharist’

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square (Vatican Media) At the Sunday Angelus prayer in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis reflects on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, and invites Christians to share with one another in true Eucharistic fashion. June 23, 2019 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of [...]

By |2019-06-25T14:50:04+00:00Jun 23rd, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|Tags: , , , , , |

Pope at Mass in Camerino: “Remember, repair, rebuild…together”

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Camerino, Italy (AFP or licensors) June 16, 2019 Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass in Camerino in the Italian Marches Region, reflecting on Psalm Number 8, and on the words “remembering”, “hope”, and “closeness”. The earthquakes that struck Camerino and nearby Italian hill-towns, on August 24th and again on October 30th three [...]

By |2019-06-17T14:57:06+00:00Jun 16th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Morning Mass Homilies|Tags: , , , |

Pope at Angelus: Appeal for Middle East, recalls “saints next door”

Pope Francis celebrates Mass and recites the Angelus in Camerino, Italy (Vatican Media) June 16, 2019 After celebrating Holy Mass in Camerino, in the Italian Marches Region, Pope Francis recites the Angelus Prayer, thanking those who helped prepare for his visit, and remembering “the saints next door”. He also appeals for a resolution to [...]

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