22 May 2015 | Church in the WorldPope Francis: let Jesus’ gaze change our hearts
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis says each of us should ask Jesus to gaze at us and tell us what we need to do to change our hearts and repent for our sins. We should consider whether Jesus looks at us with a call, with a pardon or with a mission? The Pope’s remarks came during his homily at morning Mass on Friday (May 22nd) at the Santa Marta residence.
21 May 2015 | Church in the WorldPope Francis: Christians are called to be one being
(Vatican Radio) His wounds are the "price" that Jesus paid for the Church to be united forever to Him and to God. Christians today are called to ask for the grace of unity and to fight against all "spirit of division, of war, of jealousy." That was Pope Francis’s reflection during his Homily at Mass Thursday morning in the chapel of the Santa Marta guesthouse.
21 May 2015 | Church in the WorldPope Francis tweets on twitter
Pope Francis tweeted and wrote: There are times when God is silent, a silence which cannot be understood unless we gaze upon Christ crucified.
20 May 2015 | Church in the WorldPope's appeal for World Day of Prayer for Church in China
(Vatican Radio) At his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis made a special appeal for prayer for Catholics in China.
20 May 2015 | Church in the WorldGeneral Audience: Parents' vocation to educate children
(Vatican Radio) In his catechesis at the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis focused on the role of parents in the education of their children, which he called “an essential characteristic” of the family.
19 May 2015 | Church in the WorldNew Arabic language guidebook on Vatican
(Vatican Radio) A new guidebook to the Vatican entirely in Arabic is hitting bookshelves. Issued by the Vatican Publishing House (LEV), its English title reads, “The Vatican, its significance and its monuments.”