Pope Francis greets Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach of Barcelona, Spain, during a meeting with participants attending the plenary meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican Nov. 12. CNS photo/Vatican Media
VATICAN CITY – Scientists worldwide must serve humanity and the health of the planet, which means they must also propose viable solutions to problems and persuade government leaders and policymakers to implement them, Pope Francis said. More ... Tuesday, November 13, 2018
VATICAN CITY -- Even in societies increasingly marked by divisions and prejudice, Catholics gather every Sunday "in the Lord's name and acknowledge that they are brothers and sisters," Pope Francis said.
The communion with Jesus and with others that happens at each celebration of the Eucharist must extend beyond the walls of the Church and transform societies with the good news of salvation in Jesus and greater harmony among people, the Pope said Nov. 10 at a meeting with members of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses.
VATICAN CITY -- The sin of grumbling and complaining is often triggered by a desire to avoid being challenged or upset by seeing Christ's unexpected mercy at work, Pope Francis said More ... Thursday, November 8, 2018
ROME -- The Mass for the feast of All Souls is "realistic, concrete" in calling Catholics to remember the people and events of their past, to consider how they live today and to hope for eternal life with God and their loved ones who preceded them, Pope Francis said. More ... Friday, November 2, 2018
VATICAN CITY -- The Sixth Commandment's mandate against adultery is a call to fidelity that applies not only to married couples, but to all Christians called to love others through their vocation, Pope Francis said. More ... Wednesday, October 31, 2018
VATICAN CITY -- Hurling insults and being indifferent to other people's lives is the first step along the winding path that leads to killing them, at least figuratively, Pope Francis said. More ... Wednesday, October 17, 2018
VATICAN CITY -- The devil is more dangerous when he is polite and friendly, persuading people to be "lukewarm" and worldly, than when he shows his true face and blatantly pushes people to sin, Pope Francis said. More ... Saturday, October 13, 2018