Christ the King

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. [...]

We will be judged on love

In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on the last judgement, the subject of the day’s Gospel reading. He noted that this is the last Sunday of the liturgical year, the day on which the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe. Christ’s kingship, he said, is one “of guidance and service, but it is also [...]

By |2017-11-26T14:43:14+00:00Nov 26th, 2017|Categories: Angelus|Tags: , , , , , , |

Angelus on the Feast of Christ the King

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! On this last Sunday of the liturgical year, we celebrate the solemnity of Christ the King. And the Gospel of today brings us to contemplate Jesus as he was presented before Pilate as the king of a kingdom that “is not of this world.” This doesn’t mean that Christ is [...]

By |2015-11-22T21:55:36+00:00Nov 22nd, 2015|Categories: Angelus|Tags: , , , , |