Pope Francis Meets With Young Cancer Patients: ‘Jesus Is Always Close to You’
‘Dear children, Jesus is always by our side to give us hope,’ he reminded sick children from Poland at the Vatican on May 29.
Pope Francis Resumes Normal Schedule One Day After Fever
His Saturday schedule included an audience with participants in a conference organized by a Jesuit magazine and Georgetown University.
Embracing Pope Francis’ ‘Laudato Si’ Means Rejecting Gender Theory
COMMENTARY: If ‘everything is connected,’ we cannot uphold the Holy Father’s teaching on respecting the integrity of creation while rejecting the givenness of our sexually-differentiated bodies.
The Pope’s Pastoral Diplomacy Centers on Dialogue — Even When It ‘Stinks’
COMMENTARY: Throughout his pontificate’s diplomacy of encounter, Francis has prioritized opening lines of communication ahead of seeking predetermined outcomes.
Pope Francis Has a Fever, Vatican Spokesman Confirms
As of Friday afternoon, the Pope does not have any public appointments scheduled for May 27, according to the Vatican calendar.
Pope Francis on Care for Creation: ‘God Wants Justice to Reign’
The Pope has emphasized the importance of the virtue of justice in a message for the upcoming World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.
Vatican Auditor to Continue to Function During Sede Vacante, Pope Francis Rules
Francis ruled that the Office of the Auditor General, which does not have a secretary, may also continue its “ordinary administration” in the case of a vacant papal see.
Pope Francis: Pray That the Gospel Can Be Freely Shared in China
In 2007, Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed May 24, the feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, to be a World Day of Prayer for the Church in China, which venerates the Blessed Virgin Mary under that title as the country’s patroness.
A Surfing Saint? Pope Francis Recognizes the Heroic Virtue of Guido Schäffer
‘His only concern was to save souls to God — guiding as many people as he could to a personal experience with Christ.’