A collection of the Pope’s words after the Sunday Angelus

Pope at Angelus: Be transformed by the Word of God

People hold a banner in Italian in St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking the square at the Vatican Jan. 23, 2022. The banner says that the Italian group, Servants of Suffering, prays for the pope. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) January 23, 2022 Following the morning [...]

Pope at Audience: Joseph’s paternity reflects God’s tender love

Continuing his catechetical series on Saint Joseph, Pope Francis looks at his role as a loving father and a reflection of God's tenderness, which allows us to feel loved and welcomed in all our weaknesses. Pope Francis is pictured with nuns during his general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican Jan. 19, [...]

Pope at Angelus: Treasure the signs of God’s love

At the Sunday Angelus Pope Francis explains that the signs we read about in the Gospels are clues that reveal God’s love for us, who is always near, tender, and compassionate. People in St. Peter's Square attend Pope Francis' recitation of the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking the square at the Vatican [...]

Pope: the Kingship of Christ signifies truth, service, life

(CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) November 21, 2021 Pope Francis reflects on the Kingship of Christ on today's Solemnity of Christ the King, noting that Jesus came not to dominate, but to serve others. And Christians are called to do the same, seeking the truth of Jesus' boundless love who frees us from our weaknesses. [...]

Pope: Those who do good are investing in eternity

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) November 14, 2021 Pope Francis reflects on the transient nature of material goods and physical appearances and invites the faithful to base their lives on the Word of God. By Linda Bordoni Taking his cue from the Gospel passage of the day, Pope Francis explained that Jesus tells us that everything [...]

Pope at Angelus: We are called to strive for sincerity

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) November 7, 2021 Reflecting on the Sunday Gospel reading at the Angelus, Pope Francis says “we must watch out for” those who live their faith with duplicity, so as not to become like them; whereas we must “watch” the sincerity of the widow, described in today's reading, whose humble love for [...]

Pope on All Saints: Beatitudes show path to holiness & happiness

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) November 1, 2021 On the Solemnity of All Saints Pope Francis leads the recitation of the Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's Square reflecting on how the Beatitudes show us the path that leads to the Kingdom of God and to happiness. To be a saint, he says, is to walk on [...]

Pope at Angelus: May our love for God and neighbour resound in us

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) October 31, 2021 At the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis calls on us to repeat Jesus' words and truly endeavour "to Love God with all our heart, with all our soul, with all our mind and with all our strength and my neighbour as myself”. By Vatican News staff writer Greeting pilgrims [...]

Pope: Be courageous and turn to God with all your heart

CNS photo/Vatican Media October 24, 2021 Pope Francis encourages us to pray to the Lord, like Bartimaeus in Sunday's Gospel reading, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” And may we repeat it often with concrete, insistent and courageous faith. By Vatican News staff writer In his reflections before leading the recitation of the [...]

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