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Pope Francis establishes formal ministry, says being a catechist is a...

VATICAN CITY — Calling for formal recognition of “those lay men and women who feel called by virtue of their baptism to cooperate in...

When striving for holiness, it’s all about the little things

My husband's paternal grandfather often said that "life is all about the little things." It is a simple yet profound saying that has passed...

New Swiss Guards represent a church that welcomes, Pope Francis says

VATICAN CITY — Meeting new recruits to the Swiss Guard, Pope Francis thanked the young men for having chosen to serve the successor of...

Pope Francis asks for prayers for peace in Myanmar from political...

VATICAN CITY -- With an ongoing military crackdown and political upheaval in Myanmar, Pope Francis called for prayers for peace and reconciliation in the...

Pope Francis urges altar servers to be signs of faith to...

FATIMA, Portugal -- Being an altar server should be a "profession of faith" to the entire parish community, Pope Francis told young men and...

Pope Francis urges prayers for victims of hospital fire in Baghdad,...

VATICAN CITY -- In the wake of a deadly fire in a Baghdad hospital treating COVID-19 patients and more migrant deaths in the Mediterranean...

Pope Francis celebrates name day visiting those who came to Vatican...

VATICAN CITY  -- Celebrating his name day, the feast of St. George, Pope Francis was serenaded by hundreds of Rome's most vulnerable residents and...

Care for creation or face self-destruction, Pope Francis says on Earth...

VATICAN CITY — When it comes to safeguarding creation, there is no time to waste — humanity either must live up to its responsibility...

Theme for World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly comes from...

VATICAN CITY — To express the closeness of God and of the church to every older person, Pope Francis has chosen I am with you...

Politics can be regenerated by building from the people up, Pope...

VATICAN CITY — Politics can be regenerated by recognizing the importance of spirituality in people’s lives, Pope Francis said. “That is why it is essential...

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