Pope Francis

Pope Francis

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The closeness to the Lord invites our heart to approach our brothers and sisters with love, to show compassion towards everyone.

The true worship of God is always expressed in love of one’s neighbour.

The word #Advent  means coming. The Lord is coming. This is the root of our hope: the certainty that God's consolation comes to us amidst the troubles of the world. Not a consolation of words, but of His presence among us.

With this Letter, I wish to encourage the beautiful family tradition of preparing the nativity scene in the days before Christmas, but also the custom of setting it up in the workplace, in schools, hospitals, prisons and town squares.

Today we renew our commitment so that every disabled person may share their gifts with the community to which they belong and in which they take part. #IDPD 

Let us pray for all the pastors of the Church, that they might guide the flock entrusted to them with the same firmness and tenderness of the Good Shepherd. #GeneralAudience 

Prayer is the door of faith; prayer is medicine for the heart.


How often in the Bible the Lord asks us to welcome migrants and foreigners, reminding us that we too are foreigners!

A person's dignity does not depend on them being a citizen, a migrant, or a refugee. Saving the life of someone fleeing war and poverty is an act of humanity. #WithRefugees 

Dear young people, never get tired of being instruments of peace and joy among your peers!

Today we give thanks to the Lord for our new #Saints . They walked by faith and now we invoke their intercession.

The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth.

There is no such thing as harmless disinformation; trusting in falsehood can have dire consequences.

Children must be able to play, study and grow in a peaceful environment. Woe to anyone who stifles their joyful impulse to hope!

I invite you not to build walls but bridges, to conquer evil with good, offence with forgiveness, to live in peace with everyone.

Dear young people, I would like to tell each one of you: God loves you; never doubt it, whatever happens to you in life; under any circumstances, you are infinitely loved.