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Pope Francis to visit Thailand and Japan in November

The Holy See Press Office announces Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Thailand and Japan from 19 to 26 November. He will be the second Pope to visit these two Asian countries, after Pope John Paul II.

Pope Francis endorses Global Educational Alliance

In a video message, Pope Francis launches a global event that will take place at the Vatican on 14 May 2020 on the theme "Reinventing the Global Educational Alliance".

Cardinal Cupich on the need to be effective and authentic in social ministry

The Archbishop of Chicago sets out a series of priorities at the Renovabis Congress in Munich in order to ensure the Church's social and pastoral ministy continues to be effective and authentic in a changing world.

‘Gospel Truth’ for September 15, 2019

Listen to this week's edition of our reflections on the Gospel reading for the twenty-fourth Sunday in ordinary time, where Jesus tells his disciples that there will be rejoicing among the angels of God over one sinner who repents, prepared by the late Jill Bevilacqua.

Reflections for the XXIV Sunday

Fr. Antony Kadavil reflects and comments on the readings at Mass for the twenty-fourth Sunday in ordinary time. He says that the readings invite us to believe in a loving, patient, merciful, and forgiving God.

Pope to Discalced Augustinians: fidelity to roots and tradition ensures future

Pope Francis received some 200 members of the General Chapter of the Discalced Augustinians in an audience in the Vatican on 12 September.

Pope to newly ordained bishops: Be close to God and His people

Pope Francis meets with Bishops ordained in the last year and participating in a course organized by the Congregations for Bishops and for the Eastern Churches.

Pope calls for educational alliance to promote care for common home

Pope Francis launches the Global Educational Alliance initiative to shape the future of humanity by forming mature individuals who can overcome division and care for our common home.