Vatican Documents

Full text: Pope Francis’ Chrism Mass homily

Full text: Pope Francis’ Chrism Mass homily

The Gospel shows us a change of heart among the people who were listening to the Lord. The change was dramatic, and it reveals the extent to which persecution and the cross are linked to the proclamation of the Gospel.

Full text: Pope Francis’ Palm Sunday homily

Full text: Pope Francis’ Palm Sunday homily

Every year this liturgy leaves us amazed: we pass from the joy of welcoming Jesus as he enters Jerusalem to the sorrow of watching him condemned to death and then crucified.

Message of Pope Francis for Lent 2021

Message of Pope Francis for Lent 2021

Jesus revealed to his disciples the deepest meaning of his mission when he told them of his passion, death and resurrection, in fulfilment of the Father’s will. He then called the disciples to share in this mission for the salvation of the world.

Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Christmas message

Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Christmas message

I would like to bring to everyone the message that the Church proclaims on this feast with the words of the prophet Isaiah: “To us a child is born, to us a son is given” (Is 9:6)