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The Works of Mercy

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope: works of mercy means sharing suffering of others

05/06/2017 13:44

At his Santa Marta Mass on Monday, Pope Francis said doing works of mercy doesn’t mean just giving coins to assuage our consciences, but rather it means sharing in the suffering of others, even at personal cost to ourselves

Pope Francis delivers his catechesis at the weekly General Audience

Pope Francis delivers his catechesis at the weekly General Audience.

Pope continues catechesis on works of mercy

23/11/2016 12:54

Pope Francis focused on two more of the Spiritual Works of Mercy at his General Audience on Wednesday: “Counseling the Doubtful” and “Instructing the Ignorant”.

 

Pope Francis greets the faithful at the weekly General Audience

Pope Francis greets the faithful at the weekly General Audience.

General Audience: English summary

23/11/2016 10:19

The English language summary of Pope Francis' address at the General Audience on Wednesday, 23 November 2016.

 

Pope Francis at his weekly General Audience.

Pope Francis at his weekly General Audience.

Pope Francis begins new catechesis on works of mercy

12/10/2016 17:22

Pope Francis announced in this Wednesday’s general audience that he will dedicate a new cycle of catechesis to the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

 

Pope's message for day of care for creation

Pope Francis' first message for the day of prayer for creation includes a call for a new work of mercy: to care for our common home

New work of mercy enshrined in first papal message for creation

01/09/2016 14:05

To mark the September 1st day of prayer for creation, Pope Francis has added a new work of mercy for Catholics to perform: caring for our common home, the planet and all its inhabitants.

Pope Francis (C) arrives to the University Hospital where Archbishop of Krakow Cardinal Franciszek Macharski has been staying for several weeks, in Kr

Pope Francis (C) arrives to the University Hospital where Archbishop of Krakow Cardinal Franciszek Macharski has been staying for several weeks, in Krakow, Poland, 28 July 2016

Pope Francis visits ailing Cardinal in Krakow Hospital

28/07/2016 20:20

Pope Francis paid an unscheduled call on Cardinal Franciszek Macharski, Archbishop-emeritus of Krakow

 

Sri Lankan Catholic devotees attend the annual pilgrimage at Saint Anthonys Church on Katchchativu Island near Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Catholic devotees attend the annual pilgrimage at St Anthonys Church on Katchchativu Island near Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Catholics change lives during Year of Mercy

07/07/2016 17:29

With several fresh initiatives, the bishops, priests, religious and laity of the Sri Lankan Church have taken the Year of Mercy to heart and pledged to help the marginalized in society

 

Fr. Joe Mannath, National Secretary of Conference of Religious India

Fr. Joe Mannath, National Secretary of Conference of Religious India

Catholic Religious of India: 40 works of mercy for the Jubilee

14/06/2016 17:07

The Conference of Religious in India has proposed an action plan to all congregations which suggests over 40 practical commitments to carry out during the Jubilee Year of Mercy