Wednesday, July 27, 2022035Celebrating the feast day of Jesus' grandparents, Pope Francis not only urged people to honor their elders, but he asked them to think about what they will hand on to future generations.
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By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
EDMONTON, Alberta -- After a flight of more than 10 hours from Rome, Pope Francis landed in Edmonton and met briefly at the airport with Indigenous leaders, Canada's governor general and prime minister before heading to the local seminary for a rest.
Governor General Mary Simon and Prime...
Monday, July 18, 202205The Gospel story of the sisters Mary and Martha, one sitting at Jesus' feet and the other making sure their guest was served, is a lesson to Christians that every good deed done for others should flow from listening to God's word, Pope Francis said.
Thursday, June 30, 2022034The "sense of mystery" and awe Catholics should experience at Mass is not one prompted by Latin or by "creative" elements added to the celebration, but by an awareness of sacrifice of Christ and his real presence in the Eucharist, Pope Francis said.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022021VATICAN CITY -- Elderly Christians are called to bear witness to the strength that comes from God, especially when moments of frailty and weakness make them dependent on others, Pope Francis said.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022019When received with faith, the Eucharist not only nourishes and satisfies one's hunger for consolation and love, but gives Christians the strength to nourish others, Pope Francis said.
Thursday, June 16, 2022031People have a responsibility to care for the elderly and cherish their wisdom rather than regard them as a burden on society, Pope Francis said. Instead of learning from older generations, those who ascribe to the throwaway culture prevalent in today's world seek to "erase the elderly," the pope said June 15 at his weekly general...
Tuesday, May 31, 20220520After setting white flowers at a statue of Mary, Queen of Peace, Pope Francis prayed the rosary and asked Mary to intercede to bring peace to Ukraine and to every place in the world torn by violent conflict.