Pope Francis teaches about the Catholic faith at his weekly general audience.

On October 18, 2017 the Holy Father spoke about the inevitability of death.

Text of the pope's remarks can be found at the Vatican website.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the canonization of 30 Brazilian martyrs; two Mexican martyrs; a 20th-century priest from Spain and an Italian priest who died in 1739.


Pope Francis teaches about the Catholic Faith, focusing on Christian hope and perseverance at his weekly General Audience.


Pope Francis concludes his four-day pastoral visit to Colombia celebrating Mass in Cartagena.


Catholic Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at Colombia's Herrera Airport.


Pope Francis meets with Colombian priests, religious and seminarians and their families at the La Macarena events center in Medellin.


Beatification Mass for Bishop Jesus Jaramillo and Father Pedro Ramirez celebrated by Pope Francis in Villavicencio, Colombia.


Pope Francis presides at this prayer meeting for national reconciliation. From Parque Las Malocas, Villavicencio, Columbia.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Simon Bolivar Park in Bogata, Colombia.


Pope Francis presides at the public consistory for the creation of new cardinals

New Cardinals:

  • Cardinal Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun of Laos
  • Cardinal Jean Zerbo of Mali
  • Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez of San Salvador
  • Cardinal Juan Jose Omella of Barcelona
  • Cardinal Anders Arborelius of Stockholm 




Pope Francis celebrates the Canonization Mass for Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta de Jesus Marto, witnesses to Our Lady of Fatima apparition.


Pope Francis blesses the candles and leads the recitation of the Holy Rosary from the Chapel of the Apparitions in Fatima, Portugal.


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Each week, the Holy Father welcomes the faithful into Saint Peter's Square or Paul VI Hall to greet them, offer them some words of wisdom and bless them. 


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