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Laity Pope Francis

Laypeople not guests in the Church: Pope

The Church is a home that priests and laypeople need to care for together, Pope Francis said on Saturday. Source: CNA.

Papacy Pope Francis

I believe Pope’s ministry is for life: Francis

Pope Francis addressed once again the question of whether he will resign the papacy in two conversations with Jesuit priests in Africa this month. Source: CNA.

Charity Disaster Pope Francis

Pope sends thermal shirts to earthquake victims

Pope Francis sent 10,000 thermal shirts to earthquake victims in Türkiye and Syria, where millions are sleeping outdoors in sub-zero temperatures. Source: NCR Online.

Pope Francis Prayer

‘Viral’ celebration will mark 10th anniversary of Francis’ pontificate

An online prayer initiative has been launched ahead of the 10th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Francis on March 13. Source: Vatican News.

Health Pope Francis

People in chronic pain need to be acknowledged: Pope

Caring for the sick and suffering includes drawing attention to those who suffer in silence, struggling to find someone who will acknowledge they are in pain and try to help, Pope Francis said. Source: CNS.

Disaster Pope Francis

Pope Francis leads Hail Mary for earthquake victims

Pope Francis concluded his public audience yesterday with a prayer for the intercession of the Virgin Mary for the thousands of victims of a deadly earthquake in Türkiye and Syria. Source: CNA.

Africa Pope Francis

Pope’s presence ‘strengthened desire for peace’ in South Sudan

Brisbane Franciscan Father Mario Debattista said there was electricity in the crowd at Pope Francis’ Mass in Juba, South Sudan, on Sunday. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Africa Ecumenism Pope Francis

Pope leads ecumenical prayer service in South Sudan

In one of his final events in South Sudan, Pope Francis led an ecumenical prayer service with other Christian leaders on Saturday, stressing the need to join forces in promoting peace and addressing the country’s other crippling problems. Source: Crux.

Africa Pope Francis

The future is in your hands, Pope tells young people in Congo

On his third day in the Congolese capital, Pope Francis met with 65,000 young people and catechists, saying it’s up to them to build a better future by rooting themselves in community, prayer and service. Source: Crux.