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On Wednesday, February 17, 2015 the Holy Father concluded his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico. Below, find the full text of his farewell greeting following the conclusion of Mass at the fairgrounds of Juarez City: Farewell Greeting of the Holy Father Area of the Fair of Juárez City Wednesday 17 February ...read more
On Tuesday, February, 16, 2016, Pope Francis celebrated Mass with priests, seminarians and religious men and women in Morelia, Michoacan during his first visit to Mexico. Below find the full text of his prepared homily: Homily of Pope Francis Holy Mass with Priests, Seminarians and Religious Men and Women Venusiano Carranza Stadium Morelia, Tuesday, 16 ...read more
On Monday, February 5, 2016, Pope Francis arrived at San Cristobal de las Casas to celebrate Mass with the local Indigenous communities. Below, find the full text of his prepared homily: Homily of Pope Francis Mass at the Municipal Sport Centre, San Cristóbal de las Casas Monday 15 February 2016 Li smantal Kajvaltike toj lek ...read more
Follow along with the official for all of Pope Francis’ masses while on his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Click here to follow along. ...read more
On Sunday, November 29, 2015, Pope Francis celebrated Mass with priests, consecrated persons and lay leaders in Bangui, Central African Republic. Below you will find the full text of his prepared homily: Homily of Pope Francis Mass with Priests, Consecrated Persons and Lay Leaders Bangui, Cathedral 29 November 2015 On this first Sunday of Advent, ...read more
On Thursday, November 26, 2015, following the conclusion of the Ecumenical and Interreligious Meeting with Kenyan Leaders, Pope Francis celebrated his first Mass in Kenya the University of Nairobi. Read the full text of his homily below: Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Nairobi, Central Park Thursday, 26 November 2015 God’s word speaks to us ...read more
The Secretary of the Congregation for Worship at the Vatican discusses the new translation of the Mass and the various reactions to it. How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time?  You could browse social media or check your email, but how about meeting a fascinating person and learning something ...read more
How have last week’s terrorist attacks affected Parisians? How has the local Church responded? We talk to Sel et Lumiere‘s Charles LeBourgois for reaction. — CNS photo/Paul Haring ...read more
“The good Lord gave me a father and a mother more worthy of Heaven than of earth”. Photo: CNS/Paul Haring These words come to us from Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Carmelite nun and youngest daughter of Louis and Zélie Martin. Their names will soon be added to the book of saints next October ...read more
On Saturday, September 26 2015, Pope Francis arrived in Philadelphia for the final leg of his Apostolic Visit to the United States. Shortly after arrival, the Holy Father celebrated Mass with Bishops, Clergy and Religious at the Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul. See below for the full text of the Holy Father’s remarks. Homily, ...read more