Francis – Message Category

Audiencia
POPE FRANCIS – MEETING WITH THE SCHOENSTATT FATHERS • On Thursday, September 1, Pope Francis received the participants of the General Chapter of the Schoenstatt Fathers. The Pope emphasized that the mystery of the redemption that Our Lord Jesus Christ has accomplished for all humanity and the whole world has the characteristic note of the Hebrew word berith, covenant, covenant. The blood of Jesus shed on the Cross and offered as a sacrifice of love for all of us (cf. Mk 14:24; 1 Cor 11:25) constituted an irrevocable relationship betweenRead More
unidad
PENTECOST 2022 • Four messages on Pentecost, four messages on unity: On June 3, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father Francis received in audience a delegation of young priests and monks of the Eastern Orthodox Churches, giving them four teachings to understand unity – that unity always longed for and always in danger of being turned into an end in itself, into uniformity, and from uniformity into massification and slave spirit. — A message in four parts, which hopefully will be useful for the Pentecost meetings. 1 TheRead More
Familia
VATICAN, The Opoe Video • The Pope Video for June has just been released with the prayer intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. This month, the Holy Father prays “for Christian families around the world; may they embody and experience unconditional love and advance in holiness in their daily lives.” — The family at the center After having dedicated the May video to young people, the three-month Pope Video series about the family continues, created by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer NetworkRead More
Ukraine
Pope Francis – Peace for Ukraine • Donations flow, refugees are welcomed in almost all of Europe, every evening people take to the streets against Russia’s war in Ukraine, also in Russia; many, very many pray. On the world map of the Schoenstatt shrines, all the shrines bear the colors of Ukraine. Many companies suspend their activities in Russia, politicians, scientists and celebrities call for an end to the bloodshed. This Sunday, Pope Francis appeals to the world: “War is madness! Stop it, please! Look at the cruelty!” —  Read More
Ucrania
POPE FRANCIS – LET’S PRAY FOR UKRAINE • After praying the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, Feb. 27, Pope Francis renewed his appeal for peace in the face of the war that has raged on Ukrainian territory since the Russian attacks of Feb. 24. — Here his message in the original wording: In recent days we have been shaken by something tragic: war. Time and again we have prayed that this road would not be taken. And let us not stop talking; indeed, letRead More
Pope Francis, 23.02.2022 • My heart aches greatly at the worsening situation in Ukraine. Despite the diplomatic efforts of the last few weeks, increasingly alarming scenarios are opening up. Like me, many people all over the world are feeling anguish and concern. Once again the peace of all is threatened by partisan interests. — I would like to appeal to those with political responsibility to examine their consciences seriously before God, who is the God of peace and not of war; who is the Father of all, not just ofRead More
Año Santo
POPE FRANCIS – JUBILEE 2025, editorial team • In the aftermath of the pandemic, Pope Francis believes that the upcoming Jubilee 2025 can contribute greatly to restoring a climate of hope and trust as a prelude to the renewal and rebirth that we so urgently desire; that is why I have chosen as the motto of the Jubilee, Pilgrims of Hope.” — After the two years of the Covid-19 pandemic that the world has experienced, the Holy Father considers that “the flame of hope that has been given us andRead More
aluvión
ECUADOR, via AICA • Pope Francis expressed his condolences for the victims of the landslide that occurred in Quito on January 31, and asked God “for the repose of the deceased and the consolation of their families,” the Archdiocese of Quito reported. — The Holy Father sent a telegram signed by the Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to the Archbishop of Quito, Monsignor Alfredo José Espinoza Mateus, where he assures to feel “deeply saddened to learn of the natural disasters that are affecting that beloved nation and that haveRead More
escucha
Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for World Day of Social Communications 2022, Maria Fischer • “When listening is at the heart of information,” headlines the most recent column by Alessandro Gisotti, Vice Director of Vatican Media, on the Holy Father’s message for World Communications Day 2022, published on January 24, the day of the patron saint of journalists, St. Francis de Sales. — “Last year we reflected on the need to “Come and See” in order to discover reality and be able to recount it beginning with experiencing eventsRead More
Weihnachten 2021
Christmas  2021 • “To accept littleness means something else too. It means embracing Jesus in the little ones of today. Loving him, that is, in the least of our brothers and sisters. Serving him in the poor, those most like Jesus who was born in poverty. It is in them that he wants to be honoured. ” On the second Christmas marked by the pandemic, and in the midst of the shocking, the outrageous, the horrible that is happening in the world and to which we must never become accustomed,Read More