At the end of his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis greeted all those who mark the new year according to the traditional Chinese calendar. He urged for prayers for peace, dialogue and solidarity among nations.
VATICAN CITY — On Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on Christ’s wounds, which he said contain the difficulties and persecutions endured by people who suffer today.
This Advent, choose prayer and charity over consumerism, Pope Francis said Sunday in his first Mass of the liturgical year.
In the past ten years, both the overall number and the percentage of women working in the Vatican has grown.
Churches in Hubei, the epicenter of the virus, were shut last Sunday. This week, two more provinces announced a ban on church services.
Pope Francis sends a message to the FAO Director General, Qu Dongyu, for World Food Day, expressing his concern for the “distorted relationship between food and nutrition”.