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From morning until night, many made their way to the Cathedral to see the relics of St. Padre Pio. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Live Mass: Sunday October 17, 2021: Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, 11:00 a.m. Pope Francis General Audience >> Pope Francis Angelus >>    

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 22, 2021 / 05:00 am Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged Catholics to not water down the reality of Jesus Christ’s humanity and his teaching that the Eucharist is his Body and Blood. “Indeed, Jesus affirms that the true bread of salvation, which transmits eternal

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Jul 18, 2021 / 05:30 am Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his closeness to “the dear Cuban people” after the largest protests in decades in the communist country. In his first Angelus address at the Vatican since undergoing colon surgery, the pope said that Cubans

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Jul 11, 2021 / 05:45 am In his first public appearance since having an intestinal surgery, Pope Francis prayed the Angelus from the balcony of his hospital on Sunday and delivered a message urging access to good healthcare for everyone. “In these days of being

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 9, 2021 / 04:30 am Pope Francis will lead the Angelus from his hospital room on Sunday as he recovers from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said. The pope is at Rome’s Gemelli University Hospital this week after undergoing a July 4 operation to remove

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 30, 2021 / 06:00 am On the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Pope Francis said unity is essential to Christian life because God is a communion of love. “This mystery of the Trinity was revealed to us by Jesus himself,” Pope Francis said

Rome Newsroom, Mar 7, 2021 / 04:30 am MT (CNA).- Here is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ Angelus address, delivered March 7, 2021, in Bakhdida (Qaraqosh), Iraq. Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! I am grateful to the Lord for the opportunity to be among you this morning.

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Feb 28, 2021 / 05:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that it is important to remember when facing a difficult trial that the “Lord is risen and does not permit darkness to have the last word.” “At times we go through moments of

Vatican City, Jan 24, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis prayed on Sunday for a homeless man who died near St. Peter’s Square amid freezing temperatures. Speaking after the Angelus on Jan. 24, the pope led prayers for the 46-year-old Nigerian man who was reportedly found dead by

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 17, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that great joy is found when one offers his life in service to God’s call. “There are different ways of carrying out the plan that God has for each of us, which is