BLOG: Apostolic Journeys,Pope Francis
Last week we introduced the theme of vices and virtues. It refers to the spiritual struggle of the Christian. more
Let us pray that the Holy Spirit helps us recognize the gift of different charisms within the Christian community, and to discover the richness of different ritual traditions in the heart of the Catholic Church. more
On January 1, 2024, Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. January 1st has also been commemorated as the World Day of Peace since 1968. more
At noon on December 25, 2023, Pope Francis gave the traditional Christmas message and blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and to the world) from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Read the full text of his message for Christmas 2023 below:   Urbi et Orbi Message of His Holiness more
“A census of the whole earth” (cf. Luke 2:1). This was the context in which Jesus was born, and the Gospel makes a point of it. more
Eight hundred years ago, at Christmas in 1223, Saint Francis organized the living Nativity scene in Greccio. more
Today we will conclude the series dedicated to apostolic zeal, in which we have allowed the Word of God to inspire us, to help nurture a passion for the proclamation of the Gospel. more
In the last catecheses we saw that the proclamation of the Gospel is joy, it is for everyone, and it is addressed to today. more
I offer my cordial greetings and I am grateful to each of you for having accepted the invitation of Cardinal Aveline to participate in these meetings. more
We pray that people with disabilities may be at the centre of attention in society, and that institutions offer inclusion programs that enhance their active participation. more