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Santa Marta

Pope Francis delivering his homily during Mass in the Santa Marta residence.

Pope Francis delivering his homily during Mass in the Santa Marta residence.

Pope: The confessional is not the dry cleaners.

21/03/2017 13:12

At his Mass on Tuesday Pope Francis stressed that the confessional is not like the dry cleaners and instead Christians need prayer, contrition and a feeling of shame for their sins.

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope: Damned are those who don't care for the poor and homeless

16/03/2017 13:59

At his Santa Marta Mass on Thursday Pope Francis spoke about the parable of the poor man, Lazarus, lying at the rich man’s door, warning of the risks we run if we have the same uncaring attitude towards the poor and homeless people we see around us today.

Pope Francis at Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday

Pope Francis at Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday

Pope at Mass: ‘Holy shame overcomes temptation of ambition’

21/02/2017 11:30

“May the Lord give us the grace of ‘holy shame’ before the temptation of ambition.” That was Pope Francis’ message at daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday, saying that the one who wants to be the first must be last and the servant of all.

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Thursday in the Casa Santa Marta, asking God to give us the grace to proclaim an end to wars in the world

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Thursday in the Casa Santa Marta, asking God to give us the grace to proclaim an end to wars in the world

Pope at Mass: ‘May God give us the grace to proclaim an end to wars in world’

16/02/2017 12:00

Pope Francis’ message during his morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Thursday was that 'war begins in a person’s heart, for this reason we are all responsible for caring for peace'

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Casa Santa Marta

Pope: the lack of brotherhood leads to war and bloodshed

13/02/2017 13:02

Pope Francis on Monday spoke of the importance of the bond of brotherhood and of how easy it is for petty jealousies and envy to damage that bond and set off a process that can lead to the destruction of families and peoples.He was speaking during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope Francis at daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis at daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta

Pope at Mass: ‘God created us as children in His image’

07/02/2017 11:54

Pope Francis on Tuesday at his daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta reflected on the three gifts of God in Creation, saying God created man in His image, made him lord of the earth, and gave him a woman at his side to love

Pope Francis celebrates daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday

Pope Francis celebrates daily Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday

Pope: ‘Jesus is always with people but never seeking popularity’

31/01/2017 11:27

If we keep our eyes constantly fixed on Jesus, we will discover with surprise that it is he who looks loving upon each of us. That was Pope Francis’ message on Tuesday at his morning Mass in the Casa Santa Marta