Skip to main content
Top Left Menu
Top Right Menu
Megamenu Mobile Insert
Megamenu Left Menu
Megamenu Right Menu
Politics & Society
Art & Culture
Catholic Book Club
Faith in Focus
Faith and Reason
Women in the Church
Megamenu Bottom Menu
if you don’t see subscription options
America Special Topics
Pope Francis: the case for a 2-minute examination of conscience
November 30, 2022
In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis asks, “How can we recognize true consolation?”
Pope Francis: How can you tell true consolation from passing enthusiasm?
November 23, 2022
Pope Francis continues his weekly audiences on discernment: Spiritual consolation “is an experience of interior joy, consisting in seeing God’s presence in everything.”
Pope Francis: Prayer is more than just asking for what you want. Ask Jesus how he is, too.
November 16, 2022
“Do not fear desolation; face it with perseverance, do not evade it,” Pope Francis said in his weekly general audience, continuing on his theme of discernment.
Pope Francis on Bahrain: Why did I visit a small, Muslim country? Three words: dialogue, encounter and journey.
November 09, 2022
Pope Francis recounts his visit to Bahrain and the interfaith dialogue that occurred there: "Meeting each other and praying together, we felt we were of one heart and one soul."
Pope Francis: Sadness should be an alarm bell in our spiritual lives
October 26, 2022
“We must not remain defeated by a moment of sadness,” Pope Francis said in his Wednesday general audience about desolation, continuing his discussion of discernment.
Politics & Society
Read: Pope Francis makes an urgent plea for peace at Rome’s Colosseum
October 25, 2022
“The plea for peace cannot be suppressed,” Pope Francis said today. “It rises from the hearts of mothers; it is deeply etched on the faces of refugees, displaced families, the wounded and the dying.”
Subscribe to Speeches