Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Dec. 29, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis prayed that people...
"We are called to recognize the face God chose to assume in Jesus Christ, humble and merciful."
On the eve of his 83rd birthday, Pope Francis met with members of the Italian National Association of Senior Workers.
"What was heartwarming was how you could tell that Pope Francis was listening with his heart."
The Click to Pray eRosary is both a free app for Apple and Android and an actual high-tech rosary bracelet that connects to a smartphone using Bluetooth.
Those canonized were: St. John Henry Newman, St. Maria Rita Lopes Pontes, popularly known as Sister Dulce, St. Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, St. Marguerite Bays and St. Josephine Vannini.
'The Bible is the most widely distributed book, but it also perhaps the one most covered in dust because it is not held in our hands.'
Announcing the new cardinals, Pope Francis said they illustrate "the missionary vocation of the church that continues to proclaim the merciful love of God to all men and women of the earth."
In annual message to ‘Rimini Meeting,’ Francis reminds, “looking at Jesus purifies our sight and prepares us to look at everything with new eyes."