Be the lord, not slave to work, says Pope Francis

Be the lord, not slave to work, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis exhorted the faithful not to be a slave to work, but be like God, who is the Lord of work. Even God rested after six days of work. He said we need to resemble God, in whose image and likeness we are created and need to check our obsession with work. “God asks […]

The Holy Father is also a loving ‘uncle!’

The Holy Father is also a loving ‘uncle!’

Nobody doubts the fatherly love and father-like personality of Pope Francis. The Holy Father of Catholic Church is not just a loving father, but a lovable and caring uncle too. The testimony comes from his own nephew Jose Ignacio Bergoglio. Francis was “a thoughtful, attentive and likeable uncle, lover of good cooking and always ready […]

The Pope and cars

The Pope and cars

The world has been used to see Pope in Popemobiles, and expensive cars of world’s leading brands. The memebers of the Catholic Church expect their leader to travel in style and grandeur. But, since the election of Pope Francis, things have changed. He has been often spotted riding a white 1984 used Renault through the […]

True peace comes wrapped in the cross, says Pope Francis

True peace comes wrapped in the cross, says Pope Francis

“True peace always comes from Jesus, and is sometimes “wrapped” in the cross,” said the Holy Father today. He was enlightening a group of youth how to discern true from the false. “False peace that only makes you “kind of happy” comes from the devil.” Pope Francis added that the greatest challenge in his vocation […]

Church welcomes the divorcees because she is a loving mother, says the Holy Father

Church welcomes the divorcees because she is a loving mother, says the Holy Father

Pope Francis today said that even though divorces and remarriages are against Christian sacrament of marriage, Catholic Church, like a truly loving mother, will welcome the divorcees and those who come forward to remarriages. “Her gaze always draws from a mother’s heart, which, animated by the Holy Spirit, always looks for the good and the […]

To Grandparents, with love Pope Francis

To Grandparents, with love Pope Francis

Pope Francis has always expressed his deep sympathy and concern for the elderly people. In a hustling world, the aged are pushed aside or marginalized so often. Here are few gems of sayings Pope has uttered for the grandparents. Thank you, grandparents! “I want to greet all the grandmothers and grandfathers to thank them for […]

Pope Francis invites everyone to the sacrament of mercy

Pope Francis invites everyone to the sacrament of mercy

Pope Francis is so passionate towards the word ‘mercy’. On Sunday, during the Angelus, the Pope exhorted the faithful to get close to the sacrament of mercy – Confession and receive the Holy Communion. August 2nd is the Feast of Pardon in Assisi. Every year thousands gather at Assisi to celebrate the Feast of Pardon. […]

Even prisoners can celebrate the Jubilee with Pope Francis!

This is Francis’ way. Even prisoners will have a day to celebrate Jubilee with Pope Francis. The extraordinary jubilee year of mercy will include a number of individual jubilee days set apart for various classes. Accordingly, consecrated men and women; deacons; priests; catechists; the sick and disabled; teenagers and prisoners will have their own special […]

Pope Francis to have a new personal doctor

As the term of Pope Francis’ present personal doctor comes to an end, he is expected to choose a new doctor in September. Pope will have a new doctor when he makes his visit to Cuba and the United States. Patrizio Polisca, who began his service during the time of Benedict XVI, continued his service […]