Vatican Notifications

Pope Francis: Wasting Food Shows a Lack of Concern For Others

By Hannah Brockhaus In a meeting with members of the Federation of European Food Banks, Saturday, Pope Francis warned against food waste, which he said shows a lack of concern for others. “Fighting against the terrible scourge of hunger means also fighting waste. Waste reveals an indifference towards things and towards those who go without. Wastefulness is the crudest form ...

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Pope Offers Words of Encouragement to African Missionaries

Pope Francis spoke to African-based missionaries gathered at the Vatican on Friday, applauding their efforts to show compassion to the continent’s most vulnerable. The Society of African Missions was received by the pope at the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace. The order has been in Rome for its General Chapter, taking place at the Vatican from April 30 ...

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Pope Francis: Christ liberates us from overwhelming evil

By Courtney Grogan Pope Francis said Wednesday that Jesus gave humanity a precious gift on the cross — liberation from evil. “The Christian knows how overwhelming the power of evil is, and at the same time he experiences how much Jesus, who never succumbed to its flattery, is on our side and comes to our aid,” Pope Francis said in ...

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Satan is Real, Pope Francis Says

By Hannah Brockhaus Pope Francis Wednesday reminded those who think belief in the devil is antiquated or outdated that Satan really exists and that Jesus himself experienced his temptations and overcame them. “So began the public life of Jesus, with the temptation that comes from Satan. Satan was present,” the pope said May 1. “Many people say: ‘But why talk ...

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Holy Father Receives New Swiss Guards

Pope Francis on May 4, 2019, received the new Swiss guards who will take their oath of office on May 6. Accompanied by their families, the guards met with the Holy Father in the Sala Clementina of the Vatican Apostolic Palace. “I am pleased to welcome you and to address a cordial greeting to each one of you, your family, ...

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Stop Gossiping During Work – Pope Tells Hairdressers And Beauticians

Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has cautioned hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to stop the act of gossiping while performing their duties. He made the statement in a meeting he had with a group of hairstylists, beauticians and hairdressers at the head of the Roman Catholic Church. Pope Francis advised the beauty industry workers to desist from chattering ...

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