Pope Francis to Medjugorje youth festival: ‘Follow the example of Mary’

In a message to the Medjugorje Youth Festival published by the Vatican on August 2, the pope said that “it takes courage” to live like Christ

Video: Pope Francis prays for small businesses in August

The pope said small businesses “invest in life creating wellbeing, opportunities, and work” with courage and with sacrifice"

Faith on trial: Church people under attack

The risks endured by faith-based human rights defenders in the Philippines increase as they incarnate the Christian gospel

Pope Francis tweets, underscores need for world free of nuclear weapons

“The use of #NuclearWeapons, as well as their mere possession, is immoral,” read the pope’s tweet

Pope Francis to visit Kazakhstan in September

Kazakhstan has been discussed as a potential location for a meeting between Pope Francis and Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow

Pope names new apostolic administrator for India’s Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese

Archbishop Thazhath replaced Archbishop Antony Kariyil of the Syro-Malabar archdiocese who was asked to step down by the Vatican

Coveting wealth and possessions can blind us to the ‘true goods...

“What is covetousness? It is the unbridled greed for possessions, always desiring to be rich,” the pope said

Ageing pope admits he must slow down, or quit

"I will try to continue to go on trips and be close to people, because I think it is a way of service, closeness."

Pope Francis: ‘The Lord will say’ when it is time to...

“The door is open. It's one of the normal options, but up to today I haven't knocked on that door,” the pope said

Can the teaching of the Church on contraception change?

“This is very timely. But know that dogma, morality, is always in a path of development, but development in the same direction.”

Photos: Filipinos celebrate promulgation of heroic virtues of Venerable Teofilo Camomot

Thousands of people attended the Thanksgiving Mass and promulgation of the decree of Venerable Teofilo Camomot’s heroic virtue

Full text: Pope Francis’ in-flight press conference from Canada

Full transcript of Pope Francis’ press conference on the flight from Iqaluit, Canada to Italy

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