Pope Francis speaks about the meaning and importance of the nativity scene in his Apostolic Letter, "Admirabile signum", signed in Greccio where Saint Francis created the first nativity scene for Christmas 1223.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Congolese Community in Saint Peter's Basilica.
From Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, recitation of the Angelus prayer led by Pope Francis on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Pope Francis visits Sophia University during his Apostolic Visit to Japan.
Pope Francis meets with survivors of Japan’s 2011 “triple disaster” (earthquake - tsunami - nuclear reactor incident).
Pope Francis addresses members of civil society and the diplomatic corps at Kanteai, in Tokyon, Japan
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Tokyo Dome during hos Apostolic Visit to Japan.
Pope Francis talkes part in a meeting for peace at the Peace Memorial in HIroshima, Japan.
Pope Francis meets with priests and religious at the Shrine of Blessed Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung in Bangkok, Thailand.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass for young people in Bangkok’s Cathedral of the Assumption during his Apostolic Visit to Thailand.
Pope Francis is greeted by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha during a welcoming ceremony at the government house in Bangkok, Thailand.
In Bangkok, Pope Francis meets with government authorities, civic and religious leaders from Thailand.
Meeting of Pope Francis with Central American bishops in the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Panama City.