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.
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
The Christian heart is magnanimous. It is open, always. It is not a heart that is closed in on its own selfishness.
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
If a bishop does not pray and does not announce the Gospel but is concerned with other things, God's people suffer.
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
Pope Francis says God looks beyond appearances and into the heart.
Pope Francis Homilies
Pope Francis
The Apostle John says that the victory over the world is our faith. “Our faith wins, always!”
In All Things
Pope Francis
Pope Francis: I can read my life in light of chapter 16 of the book of the prophet Ezekiel.