Pope Francis Homilies

Summertime can and should be a time for extra prayer, a moment of peace that allows Christians to savor the joy of their relationship with Jesus and find new strength to reach out with love to others, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis leaves in procession after celebrating Holy Thursday chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 13 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Pope Francis April 13, 2017
"By taking one small step, we make God’s mercy overflow in situations of desolation."
Pope Francis April 04, 2017
Then the pope asked: “What is the cross for you? Yes, it is the Christian symbol. We make the sign of the cross, but often we do not do it well.”
Pope Francis March 31, 2017
We must ask ourselves, what do I feel when I see on the news that a bomb has fallen on a hospital and lots of poor children have been killed? Do I just say a prayer and go on my way like before?
Pope Francis February 16, 2017
Pope Francis: “war begins in the heart of a person; it begins at home, in the family, among friends and then goes out into the whole world.”
Pope Francis December 13, 2016
The poor and humble people who have faith in the Lord are the victims of the “intellectuals of religion,” and those who are “seduced by clericalism.”