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Special Report: Pope Francis marks fifth anniversary, March 13+

Look back at the past five years and learn more about our Holy Father.

Read More+ 7 months ago
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Meeting nurses, pope pays tribute to one who saved his life+

'Never forget the "medicine of caresses...A caress, a smile, is full of meaning for one who is sick.'

Read More+ 8 months ago
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Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of refugees+

Pope Francis pleaded with the international community to assist Bangladesh helping refugees and helping to resolve the crisis in Myanmar that led them to flee.

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Pope says Fatima visit is pilgrimage of peace and hope+

Prayer illuminates one's eyes to know how to see others as God sees them, to love them as he loves them.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says+

"I don't know how this will end, but I know Christ has risen."

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Don’t treat confessional like a dry cleaners, pope says+

If the Lord has forgiven me so much, who am I to not forgive?

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Joy in tribulation is mark of a true Christian, pope says+

While he assures his disciples that those who have given up everything for the sake of the Gospel will be rewarded a hundredfold, Jesus also says those who follow him will endure persecution.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Pope advises talking less, listening more to counteract vitriol+

The tendency to de-personalize others, which starts in one's own heart, at home, grows and grows and it will become violence worldwide.

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Pope Francis: God gives us our identity as His children+

Whether they resemble their father a lot or just a little bit, they are still his children.

Read More+ 2 years ago

Vatican Letter: Pope sees God of surprises at work in 2016+

Pope Francis described 2016 as a "packed year," one full of initiatives that helped Catholics "see and touch with their hands the fruits of the mercy of God."

Read More+ 2 years ago