Vatican

  • Pope: Listening is necessary to engage God and others in dialogue, without bias

    Jan 25, 2022

    “Fundamentally, listening is a dimension of love,” the pope says. “This is why Jesus calls his disciples to evaluate the quality of their listening. ‘Take heed then how you hear’”. Recently, “So much previously accumulated mistrust towards ‘official information’ has also caused an ‘infodemic’, within which the world of information is increasingly struggling to be credible and transparent.” If we want to “overcome prejudices about migrants and [. . .] melt the hardness of our hearts, we should try to listen to their stories.”

  • Pope's Communications Day message: 'Listening is essential for dialogue'

    Jan 25, 2022

    In his Message for the World Day of Social Communications, Pope Francis says listening is an indispensable first step in human communication, and a dimension of love.

  • Pope: Let us keep our gaze fixed on Jesus

    Jan 24, 2022

    During Mass for the Sunday of the Word of God – the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – Pope Francis conferred the new ministry of Catechist on five men and three women from various parts of the world.

  • Pope at Angelus: Be transformed by the Word of God

    Jan 24, 2022

    Following the morning celebration in St. Peter’s Basilica for Sunday of the Word of God, Pope Francis greeted pilgrims in the Square for the midday Angelus encouraging them to read the Gospel every day to be inspired and transformed with the newness and joy of God.

  • Pope calls for a day of prayer for peace over Ukraine situation

    Jan 24, 2022

    Expressing concern over the increasing tensions that threaten peace in Ukraine, Pope Francis calls for Wednesday January 26 to be a day of prayer for peace.

  • #IamChurch: The Word of God in lives of people with disabilities

    Jan 23, 2022

    Promoted by the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, the #IamChurch initiative consists in five videos demonstrating the daily struggles of persons with disabilities who, far from feeling burdensome or "set aside", provide their own specific contribution within their ecclesial communities. "The Word of God in the lives of people with disabilities" is the title of the fifth and final video.

  • Pope’s closeness to La Palma people hit by volcano

    Jan 23, 2022

    The Pope has sent a video message to the inhabitants of La Palma, in the Canary Islands, which was hit by volcanic eruption for 3 months.

  • Pope Francis to celebrate Sunday of the Word of God

    Jan 21, 2022

    January 23, 2022, will see the third celebration of the Sunday of the Word of God, which was instituted by Pope Francis on Sept 30, 2019.

  • Pope’s music library contains nearly 2,000 CDs, includes Elvis

    Jan 21, 2022

    Pope Francis’ music library contains nearly 2,000 CDs and 19 vinyl records, according to the Vatican cardinal who is curating the collection.

  • Search for Christian unity must be a journey together

    Jan 21, 2022

    Pope Francis began his address to the Ecumenical Delegation from Finland with a reflection on the Magi, the Wise Men of the Gospel who found the Child Jesus and worshipped Him.