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Papal Gestures of Mercy

Pope Francis meets a guest of a residence for the elderly in Rome, during a surprise visit, part of his charity activities for his Holy Year of Mercy

Pope Francis meets a guest of a residence for the elderly in Rome, during a surprise visit, part of his charity activities for his Holy Year of Mercy

Pope Francis visits homes for elderly and infirm

16/01/2016 08:51

Pope Francis on Friday afternoon visited the Bruno Buozzi nursing home on the outskirts of Rome, before going to the Casa Iride, which provides care for those in a persistent vegetative state, as well as assistance for their families.

Pope Francis meets with young people on 31 December 2015.

Pope Francis meets with young people on 31 December 2015.

Pope Francis to Youth: Don't ever lose hope!

14/01/2016 12:00

In Message for the Jubilee of Mercy for Young Boys and Girls, Pope Francis urges those living in situations of war and extreme poverty to not lose hope and not be taken in “by the messages of hatred or terror all around us.”

 

Italian actor Roberto Benigni at the presentation of Pope Francis’ book length interview with journalist Andrea Tornielli - entitled The Name of God i

Italian actor Roberto Benigni at the presentation of Pope Francis’ book length interview with journalist Andrea Tornielli - entitled The Name of God is Mercy.

Roberto Benigni: Pope Francis' new book "beautiful"

12/01/2016 14:43

Italian actor Roberto Benigni gave an intervention during the presentation of Pope Francis’ book length interview: The Name of God is Mercy.

Pope Francis receives the book “The Name of God is Mercy” from Marina Berlusconi, the President of the Mondadori Group, on Monday evening in the Casa

Pope Francis receives the book “The Name of God is Mercy” from Marina Berlusconi, the President of the Mondadori Group, on Monday evening in the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope Francis receives first copy of “The Name of God is Mercy”

12/01/2016 12:09

Pope Francis on Monday afternoon received the first copy of the Italian edition of his book-length interview with journalist Andrea Tornielli, entitled The Name of God is Mercy.  

 

Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace Undersecretary Flaminia Giovannelli, with Council President Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, and Holy See

Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace Undersecretary Flaminia Giovannelli, with Council President Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, and Holy See spokesperson Father Federico Lombardi, during presentation of 2016 World Day of Peace Message.

Presentation of 2016 World Day of Peace Message

15/12/2015 15:32

Pope Francis’ 2016 Message for the World Day of Peace, entitled “Overcome indifference and win peace”, was presented in the Holy See Press Office on Tuesday.

 

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Our Lady of Guadalupe

12/12/2015 18:43

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Saturday evening, saying Mary “has experienced the divine mercy, and has hosted the very source of this mercy in her womb: Jesus Christ.”

 

Pope Francis arrives at the Basilica of Saint Mary Major on Tuesday afternoon.

Pope Francis arrives at the Basilica of Saint Mary Major on Tuesday afternoon.

Pope Francis visits Basilica of Saint Mary Major

09/12/2015 08:29

Pope Francis visited the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major on Tuesday afternoon – the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception  –  and prayed in front of the Salus Populi Romani icon.