Articles for Pope Francis

The Pope Video • For Families

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Families.

The Pope Video • For Health Care Workers

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Health Care Workers.

‘City of friendship’ unites poor of Madagascar, Argentina

According to Argentine missionary Father Pedro Opeka, “it will be very difficult to rebuild” after the country was hit by four cyclones with winds of 130 miles per hour.

The Pope Video • For Religious Sisters and Consecrated Women

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: For Religious Sisters and Consecrated Women.

EMMY Blesses Good News!

EMMY Blesses Good News!

“God is with us. This is the message of hope that we want to shout from the rooftops, that we want to beam over the airwaves, that we want to put on the front page of our publications and post on our social media accounts.”

Pope Francis speaks to Catholic Charities

Pope Francis speaks to Catholic Charities

Pope Francis’ remarks at St. Patrick’s Church in Washington should find deep resonance with the followers of Vincent, Louise, Frederic and all our heroes and heroines in the Vincentian Family. Pope Francis met with the homeless at Catholic Charities in Washington....

Pope Francis speaks to Catholic Charities

Pope Francis speaks to Congress

Pope Francis speaks to Congress VISIT TO THE JOINT SESSION OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS ADDRESS OF THE HOLY FATHER United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Thursday, 24 September 2015 [Multimedia] Mr. Vice-President, Mr. Speaker, Honorable Members of Congress, Dear...

Culture of encounter and Vincentians

Culture of encounter and Vincentians

Culture of encounter and Vincentians - In his address to the Bishops of the United States Pope Francis said "we are promoters of the culture of encounter. We are living sacraments of the embrace between God’s riches and our poverty. We are witnesses of the abasement...

Obama honors both Pope and Elizabeth Seton

Obama honors both Pope and Elizabeth Seton

President Obama presents Pope Francis with key to the home of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Presented in a case crafted specifically for the occasion, the key honors both His Holiness Pope Francis, and Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. “This gift is a fitting tribute,” said Rob...

Who’s irrelevant now?

Who’s irrelevant now?

  Who’s irrelevant now? That is the question David Barringer, CEO of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA, asks in the context of Pope's visit. We hear as Catholics all the time that our views are out of touch with modern times. We are chastised that our...

Novena during the Pope’s visit to the US

Novena during the Pope’s visit to the US

Pope Francis will visit the United States Sept. 22–27, 2015. Daughters of Charity invite us to join in a novena of prayer for his safety and the success of his visit. Opening Prayer: Pope Francis' Prayer to the Holy Spirit Breathe into me, Holy Spirit, that my...

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