Pope Francis

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 [...]

Pope at Audience: ‘communion overcomes divisions’

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience (Vatican Media) Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of community and the reconciling power of God’s love during his General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. June 12, 2019 Speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis explained that communion and [...]

By |2019-06-12T17:04:55+00:00Jun 12th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|Tags: , |

Letter #28, 2019: Vigano and the Post

Monday, June 10, 2019 Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò (above) issued his "Testimony" on the sexual abuse scandal in the Church, and the scandalous role of the Church hierarchy in minimizing or covering up the abuse, on August 25, 2018 — about nine and a half months ago. That text dramatically included a call for Pope Francis [...]

Pope at Regina Coeli prays for dialogue in Sudan

Sudanese protesters in Khartoum Pope Francis addressed the faithful after celebrating Mass in St. Peter’s Square asking for prayers for Sudan where scores of people have been killed in political violence. Appeal for dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis appealed for prayers for Sudan on Sunday, where he said news of the past days is causing sadness and [...]

By |2019-06-10T14:51:04+00:00Jun 9th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|Tags: , , , , |

Pope at Mass: the Holy Spirit brings harmony within us and among us

Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass on the feast of Pentecost (Vatican Media ) Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass on the feast of Pentecost lamenting divisions and urging believers to open their hearts to the Holy Spirit who brings harmony and unity. Celebrating Mass on the solemnity of Pentecost in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis urged the faithful to [...]

Letter #27, 2019: Farewell to Elio Sgreccia

Photo credit - Vatican News Pope Francis incenses the coffin of the late Cardinal Elio Sgreccia in St. Peter's Basilica on Friday, June 7. Sgreccia (photo below), one of the Church's most courageous moral theologians, died on June 5 in Rome The Late Cardinal Elio SgrecciaPhoto Credit: Vatican News Sunday, June 9, [...]

Letter #26, 2019: Putin to Come to Rome

Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin, June 2015. Photo Credit - AP Wednesday, June 5, 2019 “The pontiff will receive Putin on July 5, for the third time since his enthronement in 2013, in the midst of a meeting already planned by the Holy See to discuss the situation in Ukraine.” —A Spanish news agency, [...]

By |2019-06-06T15:51:55+00:00Jun 5th, 2019|Categories: News, The Moynihan Letters|Tags: , , , , |

Pope at Audience: Walking together in the richness of diversity

Pope Francis during his General Audience Pope Francis reflects on his recent Apostolic Visit to Romania during his Wednesday General Audience, saying it was a joy to be able to walk as a pilgrim among the Romanian people. June 5, 2019 During his Catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis recalled his recent [...]

Pope at Mass: ‘sin ages the soul, the Spirit keeps it young’

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Casa Santa Marta (Vatican Media) Pope Francis says “sadness is not a Christian attitude”. Speaking to the faithful at morning Mass he commented on how it is possible to overcome the difficulties of life with the support and closeness of the Holy Spirit. May 28, 2019 Pope Francis [...]

By |2019-05-28T14:03:29+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Morning Mass Homilies|Tags: , , |
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