Articles for Pope Francis

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.

The Pope Video • Religious Discrimination and Persecution

“The Pope Video” series continues! Watch the latest 2-minute installment: Religious Discrimination and Persecution.

World War III not far fetched – Pope Francis

World War III not far fetched – Pope Francis

“Even today, after the second failure of another world war, perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres, destruction… How is this possible? It is so because in today’s world, behind the scenes, there are interests, geopolitical strategies, lust for money and power, and there is the manufacture and sale of arms.”

My humanity is bound up in yours

My humanity is bound up in yours

“My humanity is bound up in yours.” So writes Meghan Clark in an article that addresses the stark contrast between Catholicism and libertarianism and speaks to the underpinnings of so much of the Vincentian Family’s concern for those who are marginalized.

Jesus was not a professor, teacher or mystic

Jesus was not a professor, teacher or mystic

“Jesus wasn’t a professor, a teacher or a mystic who kept away from people as He spoke from afar. No, he was among the people. He would let people touch Him and ask Him questions. That’s how Jesus is. He is close to the people.”

Young people in 20 minute video chat with Pope!

Young people in 20 minute video chat with Pope!

Once again the Pope leads the way. Imagine young people from around the world  - 20 minute video chat with Pope! Rome Reports ... "It wasn't a regular videochat. Pope Francis simultaneously talked to young people from five continents, all connected at once, thanks to...

What Pope said and Korean Church did not report

What Pope said and Korean Church did not report

On the first day of Pope Francis’ visit to South Korea he met with the Korean bishops, telling them to be one with the poor.
However, some of his strongest advice was not reported at the time as several paragraphs from his talk were dropped in the official text distributed on the Korean bishops’ sponsored media website.

US Bishops Labor Day Statement

US Bishops Labor Day Statement

Archbishop Wenski describes US Bishops Labor Day Statement reiterating Pope Francis’ call for an inclusive economy
Says college debt, lack of stable jobs keeping young people from starting families
Calls for increased solidarity, more and better jobs, immigration reform

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