Angelus

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

Pope at Regina Coeli: ‘God’s love opens horizons of hope’

Pope Francis during the Regina Coeli (Vatican Media) Pope Francis on Sunday reflected on God’s love for his people that transforms the hardest of hearts and gives us the strength to overcome prejudice, build bridges and undertake new paths giving life to the dynamism of fraternity. May 19, 2019 During the Regina Coeli prayer [...]

By |2019-05-20T13:54:39+00:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Regina Coeli: The Good Shepherd is attentive to each of us

Pope Francis during Regina Coeli (Vatican Media) Pope Francis during the Regina Coeli on Sunday called to mind Jesus presenting himself as the true Shepherd of God's people. He also wished all Mothers a Happy Mother's Day and recalled that it was the World Day of Prayer for Vocations May 12, 2019 During the [...]

By |2019-05-20T13:58:02+00:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Angelus: Every true conversion is directed to a new future

On the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel account of Jesus’ merciful response to the woman caught in adultery. The Gospel of the day presents us with two conflicting attitudes, the Pope said: the attitude “of the scribes and Pharisees, on the one hand; and that of Jesus on the other”. Jesus, [...]

By |2019-04-10T01:57:17+00:00Apr 10th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Angelus urges leaders to be discerning, just and merciful

Pope Francis addresses the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus calling on all those who have educational or leadership responsibilities to be aware of their role and to be wise, discerning and merciful. Pope Francis on Sunday reflected on the Gospel reading of the day in which Jesus invites his disciples to [...]

Pope at Angelus: Working together to protect minors

Pope Francis tells the faithful in St Peter’s Square during the Angelus, “we want all possible measures to be taken so that such crimes are not repeated”. Speaking following the recitation of the Marian Prayer, Pope Francis reflected on the “Protection of Minors in the Church” meeting which concluded on Sunday with Holy Mass. The Pope [...]

Angelus: Pope warns against idolatry, Jesus calls us to happiness

Before the recitation of the Marian Prayer, the Pope reflects on Sunday’s Gospel reading from Luke in which, he says, Jesus in the form of the Beatitudes “opens his eyes to us, makes us see with his gaze, beyond appearances, beyond the surface, and teaches us to discern situations with faith.” Pope Francis explained how Jesus, [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘Jesus’ eternal kingdom founded on love’

Ahead of the Sunday Angelus prayer on the Solemnity of Christ the King, Pope Francis says Jesus came to establish an eternal kingdom which is founded on love and gives peace, freedom, and fullness of life. Pope Francis prayed the Angelus on Sunday with thousands of pilgrims huddled under umbrellas in a rainy St. Peter’s Square. [...]

Pope: ‘when we meet the Lord we will bring only what we have given’

Reflecting on the Gospel reading of the day at the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that when we meet the Lord we will be called to account for our lives. Addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Angelus, Pope Francis on Sunday reflected on the Gospel passage in which the Lord [...]

Pope on All Saints Day: Beatitudes, the path to holiness in daily life

On All Saints, Nov. 1, Pope Francis recited the midday ‘Angelus’ prayer with the faithful and tourists in Rome St. Peter’s Square. Pope Francis on Thursday urged Christians to seek holiness not by accomplishing extraordinary things but by following the path of the Beatitudes without half measures in everyday life. The Holy Father offered the exhortation [...]

Heaven on Earth

Pope at Angelus: At Mass we anticipate heaven on earth Pope Francis reflects on Christ’s Eucharistic discourse during the Angelus on Sunday “Going to Mass and receiving Communion” is very important, Pope Francis said at Sunday’s Angelus, “because to receive Communion is to receive this living Christ, who transforms us interiorly, and prepares us for heaven.” [...]

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