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After reciting the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis and Curial officials left the Vatican by coach for a week-long Lenten retreat in the hillside town of Ariccia. Breaking from a long-held tradition of holding them in the Vatican, Pope Francis decided to organize this year’s annual retreat from March 9-14 a...read more
Articles from "Pope Francis"
Pope Francis todaymet a delegation from the World Council of Churches headed by Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, a Norwegian Lutheran theologian who, as General Secretary, heads the WCC. *** Here …read more
“Are we ashamed to touch the flesh of our wounded or suffering brothers and sisters?” This was one of the key questions posed by Pope Francis during his homily at the morning Mass on Friday …read more
Lent is a call to “shake ourselves up”, an invitation to conversion, and a reminder that it is possible to begin anew, Pope Francis said in his first Ash Wednesday homily yesterday. …read more
ZENIT publishes below the first English translation of Pope Francis’ interview with Ferruccio de Bortoli that appeared today in Corriere della Sera. The text has been published by kind …read more
Pope Francis has strongly condemned human trafficking and the exploitation of others and spoken of the need to "profoundly examine our consciences". In a message to the faithful in Brazil on …read more