Pope Francis invites the faithful to live their lives responding to hatred with love, to offence with forgiveness, and to always be attentive and loving towards the poor.
Pope Francis, in his continuing catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, recalls St Paul’s journey to Corinth and his encounter with a devout married couple, Aquila and Priscilla, describing them as an example of Christian hospitality.
Before the recitation of the Marian prayer, Pope Francis focuses his attention on Sunday’s Gospel reading in which Jesus is provoked by a question by the Sadducees and in turn offers a wonderful teaching on the resurrection of the dead.
A Vatican Radio Archive programme marks the Fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989
At the end of the Extraordinary Missionary Month, we are providing a few extracts from the book-length interview of Gianni Valente from Fides News Agency with Pope Francis, in which the Pope emphasizes that “Either the Church evangelizes or she is not Church”. The book, published by Libreria Edictrice Vaticana and Edizioni San Paolo is now available in bookstores since November 5th.
Pope Francis releases a video message accompanying his prayer intention for November, which is that interreligious dialogue and peace may reign in the Middle East.
Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience invites the faithful to ask the Holy Spirit, “for the capacity to delicately inculturate the message of faith, placing a contemplative gaze on those who are ignorant of Christ”.
Pope Francis says Jesus’ merciful gaze rests upon us even before we ourselves realize our need for salvation.
Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience says the Holy Spirit is the protagonist of the Church’s mission.
Representatives of the Abrahamic monotheistic religions condemn euthanasia and assisted suicide, and encourage palliative care everywhere and for everyone