Tag: Francis

The Pope received a delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam during an audience

The Pope received a delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam during an audience

Pope Francis received a delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam during an audience on Thursday morning, the Holy See news agency reported. No further details about this target group have been provided. It is known that as a result of the agreement signed on July 27 last year, the Holy Father appointed Archbishop on […]

Francis: The Church and the world need Mary

Francis: The Church and the world need Mary

– The Church needs Mary to rediscover her feminine face, to make room for women and to be life-giving… But the world must also look to mothers and women to find peace… and every society must accept the gift of a woman, every woman: respect her, protect her, appreciate her, knowing that whoever hurts one […]

Anniversary of the death of Benedict XVI. Pope Francis commemorates his predecessor

Anniversary of the death of Benedict XVI. Pope Francis commemorates his predecessor

Benedict XVI died on December 31, 2022. On Sunday, Pope Francis commemorated his predecessor. In his final address after the Angelus prayer in 2023, Pope Francis paid tribute to Benedict XVI on the first anniversary of his predecessor’s death. The Holy Father stated that the late Pope continues to bless and help the Church from […]

Pope: The service, prayer and faith that Stephen preaches are not in vain

Pope: The service, prayer and faith that Stephen preaches are not in vain

May Mary, Queen of Martyrs, help us bear witness to Jesus, the Pope said on the liturgical feast of St. Stephen the First Martyr. The Pope recalled that the day after Christmas was the feast of St. Stephen the First Martyr, “a man of impeccable reputation who served at tables and gave alms.” – It […]

Pope: Rigid ideological positions prevent us from progress

Pope: Rigid ideological positions prevent us from progress

Pope Francis said a “rigid ideological position” can be an obstacle to progress. In his annual Christmas address to the cardinals of the Roman Curia, the Pope emphasized the importance of “moving forward, continually seeking and growing in understanding the truth, and overcoming the temptation to stand still.” “Let us remain vigilant against rigid ideological […]

“We will not comply with this.” Revolt in the Church after Francis’ decision?

“We will not comply with this.” Revolt in the Church after Francis’ decision?

Bishop Joseph Strickland has called on all Catholics, especially bishops, to reject “blessings” for same-sex couples approved by the Pope. The dismissed bishop of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, Joseph Strickland, is calling on Catholic bishops to oppose the doctrinal statement “Fiducia supplicans” approved by Pope Francis, which de facto allows the blessing of homosexual […]

Pilgrimage to Ukraine. Pope Francis’ position is clear

Pilgrimage to Ukraine. Pope Francis’ position is clear

Pope Francis is not yet planning a visit to Ukraine. The Holy Father wants to wait so that his possible visit would become a symbol of the end of the war. Ukraine’s Ambassador to the Holy See Andrii Jurasz conveyed the Vatican’s position on Pope Francis’ trip to Kiev in an interview for Ukrainian radio. […]

The Pope already has a plan for his funeral. Francis has one wish

The Pope already has a plan for his funeral. Francis has one wish

Pope Francis has said he wants to be buried in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome because of his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. In a new interview broadcast Tuesday evening on the Mexican television program ‘N+’, the Pope revealed that he already has plans for his funeral. Francis, who turns 87 […]

Reforming the Vatican’s finances. The Pope spoke

Reforming the Vatican’s finances. The Pope spoke

“The path of economic reform” has not yet reached its end, in fact, “it has only just begun” – Francis writes about the Vatican’s financial situation to the Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Holy See. In his letter to this institution, which was founded ten years ago, the Pope emphasizes the positive results of […]

Franciszek was taken to hospital. The Pope underwent a CT scan

Franciszek was taken to hospital. The Pope underwent a CT scan

Pope Francis was admitted to hospital today. All audiences of the Holy Father have been cancelled. The Holy See press office informed journalists in the morning that the audiences scheduled for Saturday morning had been canceled due to mild flu. The Pope would receive in audience today, among others: President of Guinea-Bissau. The Vatican then […]

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