The pope said the day will be celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday of July to coincide with the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne, Jesus’ grandparents.
Remembering the Holocaust and its victims is not only an act of solidarity but also serves as a warning to humanity that such horrors could happen again, Pope Francis said.
A former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer were found guilty of money laundering and embezzling millions of euros from property sales.
Pope Francis told Uruguay's new ambassador to the Holy See that a future visit to the country as well as to his native Argentina is still very much on the table.
God, he continued, is not someone “who would sacrifice human beings for a grand design,” but instead a compassionate and paternal shepherd.
The Vatican is calling for a coordinated international effort to ensure the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide.
Mary's Immaculate Conception offers a glimpse to the promised life for all Christians who open their hearts to God and his grace, Pope Francis said.