Pope Francis

April 17, 2014

Pope Francis' Chrism Mass Homily - Full Text

April 16, 2014

Holy See to Submit Report on Anti-Torture Agreement to U.N. in May

Spokesman Father Federico Lombardi indicated that the report is part of its obligation to the U.N. Convention Against Torture treaty.

April 16, 2014

Pope Francis: Kiss the Crucifix; Kiss the Wounds of Christ

The Holy Father discussed the triumph of the cross at his April 16 general audience.

April 15, 2014

Burgeoning Religious Community Sees Global Impact

The Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres counts a number of its vocations from South Korea, which Pope Francis plans to visit in August.

April 14, 2014

British Woman Appointed by Pope to Head Pontifical Academy

Lady Margaret Scotford Archer is the new president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.

April 14, 2014

Pope Francis: Meditate on Christ's Passion During Holy Week

The Holy Father encouraged the faithful to pray on the theme of 'Who am I before the Lord?'

April 11, 2014

Reforming the LCWR: Where Does It Stand?

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April 11, 2014

Christian Unity: A Goal Shared by John XXIII and John Paul II

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April 9, 2014

Pope Francis to Make Two Pastoral Visits Over the Summer

According to the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father will travel to the Italian towns of Cassano all’Jonio June 21 and Campobasso and Isernia July 5.

April 8, 2014

Pope Francis Reaffirms Importance of Vatican Bank’s Mission

NEWS ANALYSIS: The yet-to-be detailed proposal would seem to involve the wider reform of the Holy See’s financial departments.

April 7, 2014

Pope Francis Discusses the Faith With Belgian Youth

The Holy Father spoke March 31 with a group from Ghent, accompanied by Bishop Luc Van Looy.

April 4, 2014

Pope to Give Away Pocket-Sized Book of the Gospels

April 4, 2014

Pope Francis-Queen Elizabeth Meeting: ‘Welcoming, Warm and Friendly’

British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker said the nearly 20-minute meeting was very relaxed and informal.

April 4, 2014

Obama Urged to Create Envoy for Religious Minorities After Papal Meeting

Of special concern to Rep. Frank Wolf, who wrote the March 27 letter appealing to the president, were those in the Middle East and south-central Asia.

April 3, 2014

The Pan-Orthodox Council, Ukraine Crisis and Christian Unity

An interview with Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev of Volokolamsk, the chairman of the Russian Orthodox Department of External Church Relations.

April 3, 2014

Atlanta Archbishop Apologizes for Example Set by $2.2-Million Residence

The leader of the fastest-growing diocese in the United States said he didn’t consider the example he was setting, adding, ‘I took my eye off the ball.’

April 1, 2014

Program Offers African Students ‘Second Home’ in Rome

The Servizio Universitario Africano outreach program is based in temporary space behind St. Peter in Chains Church.

March 31, 2014

Protection of Minors a Priority for Pope Francis, Commission Member Says

Jesuit Father Hans Zollner said the group of eight will look for ways locate and include members from other continents and countries.

March 28, 2014

Pope Urges Lawmakers to Embrace Faith Over ‘Theology of Duty’

The Holy Father encouraged the approximately 500 Italian parliamentarians who attended a March 27 Mass to follow the path of salvation offered by Christ.

March 27, 2014

Pope Francis, President Obama Discuss Religious Freedom, Life Issues and Immigration Reform

The 52-minute meeting also touched upon human trafficking and conflict resolution.

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