150 Homeless people, invited by the Office of Papal Charities to visit the Vatican Museums, received a once in a lifetime surprise. While visiting the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis arrived and welcomed them to the Vatican. "Welcome. This is everyone's house, and your house. The doors are always open for all," he...read more
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will receive Pope Francis at the White House on September 23rd. The announcement was made today by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today. "During the visit, the President and the Pope will continue the dialogue, which they began during the President’s ...
To be joyful is a grace that only comes from faith and not from doctrine or law that is detached from love. This was the central theme of Pope Francis' homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on today's readings, both of which spoke on Abraham. In John's Gosp...
A worldwide prayer for peace began this morning, on the occasion of the fifth centenary of Saint Teresa of Avila’s birth. The Order of Discalced Carmelites was responsible for proposing the initiative this year in which activities are being planned worldwide to remember the Spanish mystic. Pope Francis wished to ...
Quote for March 26th
"We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen."
- Thomas Merton
Pope Francis called on the faithful to join in prayers for the Synod of the Family in October Despite heavy rains in Rome this morning, thousands gathered in St. Peter to listen to the Holy …read more
At the conclusion of today's General Audience, Pope Francis met with Mike Haines, the brother of David Haines, the British aid worker who was brutally beheaded by the so-called Islamic State. …read more
The Holy Father will be in Turin from June 21-22 for the exposition of the Shroud and the bicentennial of the birth of Don Bosco. In a press conference at the Holy See Press Office this …read more
Pope Francis has sent his heartfelt condolences to the families of victims killed in a deadly plane crash in the French Alps yesterday that claimed at least 150 lives including children. The …read more
Here is the translation of the address given by Pope Francis during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! A good morning… but it’s not …read more