The World Meeting of Families: Homily at the Final Mass

Vatican Radio/Vaticanus Radio documents the homily the Pope read at the closing mass of the Tenth World Meeting of Families, in an official translation. You will soon find the text of the sermon with the spontaneous additions of the Pope on the Vatican’s website. This Saturday, the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome will … Read more

Drafting: Pope Francis in his general audience

Here you will find the full text of Pope Francis’ address to his general audience on Wednesday in practical translation by Vatican Radio. An official German version of this letter will soon be available on the official website of the Vatican. Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! Today, in our educational journey on the topic … Read more

Pope Francis emphasizes the beauty of old age

Pope Francis rejected the obsession of youth and plastic surgery and instead referred to the beauty of old age. During his public meeting in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday, the head of the church recalled the wisdom and life experience of the elderly. The Pope also praised the special tenderness of the elderly. Stephanie Stahlhofen … Read more

Text: Pope Francis in the general public

Here you will find the address the Pope gave to his general audience on Wednesday, in practical translation for Vatican Radio. Here you will find the address Pope Francis gave during noon prayers after Pentecost Mass at the Vatican, in practical translation by Vatican Radio. You can find all the statements of His Holiness the … Read more

Text: Pope Francis’ Pentecost Sermon

Here you will find the full text of Pope Francis’ sermon on Pentecost Sunday. Some automatic additions were incorporated into the text, and deletions were flagged by …. Christians should “focus on the present and the present” rather than dreaming about the past or the future. Pope Francis said Sunday in… The official version of … Read more

General Audience: The text of the Pope’s Catechism

Here you will find the address Pope Francis gave to his general audience on Wednesday, in practical translation by Vatican Radio. Deviations and additions of the Pope are incorporated. The official German version will soon be published on the Vatican’s website. Dear brothers and sisters, happy day! Today, as we reflect on the times, we … Read more

The Pope: For the Ecumenism of Action

Ecumenical dialogue is more than just talk, it also requires concrete action. The Pope referred to this during his reception of an Anglican delegation in the Vatican on Friday morning. Mario Galgano – Vatican City Concerning the essence of the “ecumenical journey,” as the Pope called the dialogue, Francis gave an example at the meeting. … Read more

Pope of the Public Prosecution Office: “The judiciary must be free from influence”

“When great powers unite for self-preservation, a just pay for all,” Pope Francis said Friday before Italian prosecutors and judges. He received in the Vatican the members of the Supreme Council of the Judiciary – headed by the Italian President Mattarella. Pope Francis received, on Thursday, the President of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference at the … Read more