Angelus

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

Angelus: Pope appeals for global ceasefire amid Covid pandemic

CNS photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis joins the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres in calling for a global ceasefire as the world faces the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic. March 29, 2020 In words following the recitation of the Marian Prayer on Sunday,  Pope Francis highlighted an appeal launched by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, [...]

Pope announces extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing

CNS photo/Vatican Media At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis invited all Christians to join together in praying the Our Father as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic. March 22, 2020 Pope Francis on Sunday called for all Christians to respond to the coronavirus pandemic “with the universality of prayer, of compassion, of tenderness”, [...]

Pope at Angelus: Christ the source of living water

CNS photo/Vatican Media via Reuters Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel passage recounting Jesus’ meeting with the Samaritan woman at the well before reciting the Angelus this Sunday. March 15, 2020 Pope Francis began by recalling how Jesus was on a journey with His disciples when He decided to take a break in Samaria [...]

Pope at Angelus: We become witnesses through gift of the Spirit

CNS photo/Paul Haring In his reflection on the day’s Gospel, Pope Francis reminds the faithful that we are called to be Christ’s witnesses through a gift of the Spirit, and not on account of our own merits. March 8, 2020 On the Second Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis reflected on the Gospel account of [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘never engage in dialogue with the devil’

CNS photo/Reuters Pope Francis addresses the faithful on this first Sunday of Lent reflecting on how temptation is an attempt to walk alternative paths than those of God. March 1, 2020 Pope Francis on Sunday urged Christians to be alert and vigilant when “messages, coming at us from many places” invite us to be [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘God teaches us true freedom and responsibility’

CNS photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel reading for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, which deals with the fulfillment of the Law. February 16, 2020 Pope Francis on Sunday told the faithful that God came into the world to give us His Grace so we can do His will, and he explained [...]

Pope at Angelus: Church hears the cry of marginalized and poor

CNS photo/Vatican Media In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis urges Catholics to dispel the darkness lurking in society and says the Church cannot abandon her mission of evangelization and service. February 9, 2020 Pope Francis reflected on Jesus’ call in the day’s Gospel (Mt 5:13-16) for His disciples to be salt and [...]

Pope at Angelus: allow yourselves to be moved and amazed

CNS photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis looks to the example of Mary and Joseph, and Simeon and Anna, to mark the 24th World Day for Consecrated Life, celebrated on Sunday, the Liturgical Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. February 2, 2020 Pope Francis began his Sunday Angelus by telling the faithful gathered in St [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘Be heralds and witnesses of God’s love’

Vatican Media Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel reading of the day and says all people of goodwill are called to be open to the mercy of the Father and allow themselves to be transformed by the grace of the Holy Spirit. January 26, 2020 Pope Francis addressed the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘never cease to be surprised by God’s love for us’

Vatican Media On this second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Pope Francis addressed the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Angelus Prayer telling them to start anew their journey of faith. Explaining that the liturgy of the day is linked to the Epiphany and to the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, celebrated [...]

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