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Author: Rachel Amiri

Roundup of the Pope’s trip to Kazakhstan

Pope Francis arrived in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, September 13, for his apostolic journey to the country and to participate in the Seventh Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions. The Holy Father, who has been seen throughout the trip...

Roundup of the Pope’s trip to Kazakhstan

Holy Thursday with Pope Francis

For the first time since 2019, Pope Francis’s schedule on Holy Thursday looked much like it did before the pandemic. He began the day with a Chrism Mass celebrated with some 1,800 Roman priests and many other bishops, cardinals, and...

Holy Thursday with Pope Francis

Praying in the Presence of God

As we enter the Triduum, many of us are taking stock of the Lent we’ve had–and the resolutions to commit to prayer which we’ve likely made, broken, and re-committed to–and could be feeling more than a little discouraged. We know...

Praying in the Presence of God

“Father, Forgive Them”

In his homily for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, Pope Francis reflected on Christ’s words at the crucifixion: The mantra “save yourself” collides with the words of the Saviour who offers his self. Like his adversaries, Jesus speaks three...

“Father, Forgive Them”

Francis Is Focused on Peace for Ukraine

In Malta today, Pope Francis again heightened his rhetoric about the war in Ukraine. Condemning in no uncertain terms the brutal and now over month-long invasion by Russia, he said: Yet from the east of Europe, from the land of...

Francis Is Focused on Peace for Ukraine