Building the future with migrants and refugees

Building the future with migrants and refugees

Every year since 1914, on the 4th Sunday of September, the Church celebrates the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. This is an opportunity for Pope Francis to express his concern for the vulnerable people who are forced...

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Pope Francis with his Jesuit companions in Quebec City

Pope Francis with his Jesuit companions in Quebec City

At the end of July, Pope Francis undertook a visit to Canada that attracted much attention. The Pope’s health was fragile, and his getting around was painful, but he wanted to fulfil the commitment he had made to the leaders of Canada’s Aboriginal nations...

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Pope Francis teaches on Ignatian discernment

Pope Francis teaches on Ignatian discernment

During the general audience in St Peter's Square on Wednesday 7 September, Pope Francis once again focused his teaching on the importance of discernment.He used the example of Ignatius of Loyola.

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For the abolition of the death penalty – The Pope Video

For the abolition of the death penalty – The Pope Video

We pray that the death penalty, which attacks the dignity of the human person, may be legally abolished in every country.

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For Small Businesses – The Pope Video

For Small Businesses – The Pope Video

We pray for small and medium-sized businesses; in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.

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For the Elderly – The Pope Video

For the Elderly – The Pope Video

We pray for the elderly, who represent the roots and memory of a people; may their experience and wisdom help young people to look towards the future with hope and responsibility.

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For Families – The Pope Video

For Families – The Pope Video

We pray for Christian families around the world; may they embody and experience unconditional love and advance in holiness in their daily lives.

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For Faith-Filled Young People – The Pope Video

For Faith-Filled Young People – The Pope Video

We pray for all young people, called to live life to the fullest; may they see in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage that faith generates, and the dedication to service.

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For Health Care Workers – The Pope Video

For Health Care Workers – The Pope Video

We pray for health care workers who serve the sick and the elderly, especially in the poorest countries; may they be adequately supported by governments and local communities.

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Five saints and one feast

Five saints and one feast

On 12 March 2022, the eve of the ninth year of his pontificate, Pope Francis came to the Church of the Gesù in Rome to celebrate the anniversary...

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Five saints – One call

Five saints – One call

Pope Francis will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the canonization of St Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, and four other saints...

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For a Christian response to bioethical challenges – The Pope Video

For a Christian response to bioethical challenges – The Pope Video

We pray for Christians facing new bioethical challenges; may they continue to defend the dignity of all human life with prayer and action.

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