Venezuelan children in La Paz, Bolivia, play with toys next to the Chilean consulate July 1, 2019, while their parents wait for migration documents. Praying that Catholics would understand and act on "the inseparable bond" between love of God and love of neighbor, Pope Francis again appealed for a solution to the crisis in Venezuela after reciting the Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican July 14. CNS photo/David Mercado, Reuters
VATICAN CITY – Praying that Catholics would understand and act on "the inseparable bond" between love of God and love of neighbor, Pope Francis again appealed for a solution to the crisis in Venezuela. More ... Monday, July 15, 2019
VATICAN CITY – Human beings are called to praise God for his gift of creation, not be predators out to plunder the earth and all it contains, Pope Francis said.
In a message sent July 8 to participants of an Italian conference on the consequences of deforestation in the Amazon, the Pope said the current situation in the South American rainforest "is a sad paradigm of what is happening in many parts of the planet."
VATICAN CITY – Christians are called to follow the spirit of the beatitudes by comforting the poor and the oppressed, especially migrants and refugees who are rejected, exploited and left to die, Pope Francis said. More ... Monday, July 8, 2019
VATICAN CITY – At the end of Mass on the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Pope Francis and Orthodox Archbishop Job of Telmessos walked down the stairs under the main altar in St. Peter's Basilica and prayed together at the apostle's tomb. More ... Monday, July 1, 2019
VATICAN CITY – If the world is to succeed in eradicating the scourge of hunger, it must first fight against the indifference, apathy and broken promises that allow the crisis to continue, Pope Francis said. More ... Friday, June 28, 2019
VATICAN CITY – To be part of a Christian community is to belong to a group of believers who shun selfishness and give witness to God's love by loving and caring for one another, Pope Francis said. More ... Wednesday, June 26, 2019
VATICAN CITY – Like an orchestra conductor leading a symphony of different sounds and harmonies, the Holy Spirit creates a masterpiece of unity and communion that extols God's love, Pope Francis said. More ... Wednesday, June 19, 2019
VATICAN CITY – The Catholic Church gives an authentic witness of God's love for all men and women only when it fosters the grace of unity and communion, Pope Francis said. More ... Wednesday, June 12, 2019
VATICAN CITY – In a world of conflict and division and a culture of insult, people need to live filled with the Holy Spirit, who is the only one capable of bringing harmony and unity to diversity, Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY – The Holy Spirit keeps Christians young at heart, supporting them in times of trial and helping them praise God no matter what is going on, Pope Francis said. More ... Wednesday, May 29, 2019