Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
"We ask the Lord for the grace of fidelity. And the first step on this path towards fidelity is to admit you are a sinner.”
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
“When God forgives, his forgiveness is so great that it is as though God forgets."
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
God’s salvation does not come from great things, from power or wealth, nor from clerical or political parties, but from the small and simple things of God.
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
“Am I a Christian in name only, on the path of lies? Or am I a Christian on the path of life, that is, of works, of actions?”
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
Pope Francis reflected on God’s reality and the “fakeness” of so many Christians who treat the faith as though it were window dressing.
Pope Francis poses for a selfie during a Feb. 9 meeting with "missionaries of mercy" at the Vatican. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
“Pastors are first of all required – the pope said – to have God himself who takes care of his flock as a model.”
Cardinal Angelo Comastri, archpriest of St. Peter's Basilica, places ashes on Pope Francis' head during Ash Wednesday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Feb. 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
During Ash Wednesday Mass, the pope focused on the theme of mercy as we begin the season of Lent.
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
The most beautiful inheritance we can leave to others is the faith.
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
"The destiny of that holiness which God gives to his children, gives to the Church, comes through the humiliation of his Son."
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
Everyone sins, Pope Francis said, but sin turns to corruption when we begin to feel we have no need of forgiveness.