Pope Francis

Formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was elected on March 13, 2013. He is a pope of many "firsts," the first:

  - Jesuit pope

  - to take the name "Francis"

  - non-European in modern time

  - from the Western Hemisphere


Five Minutes With Francis

Inspirations

Let us care for one another and let us be loving custodians of creation. (2nd Tweet @pontifex)

Kindness is firm and persevering intention to always will the good of others, even the unfriendly.

We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.

We will never be disillusioned or lose our way if we are guided by God.

We all have the duty to do good.


Prayers

Jesus, make my heart more like yours.

The 7-word prayer of Pope Francis' grandmother, he taught it to the world in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, June 7th, 2020.

 


Encyclicals

Fratelli Tutti - On fraternity and social friendship, 2022
Laudato Si - On care for our common home, 2015
Lumen Fidei - Light of faith, 2013

 Apostolic Exhortations

Querida Amazonia - To the People of God and to All Persons of Good Will, 2020
Christus Vivit - To Young People and to the Entire People of God, 2019
Amoris LÆtitia - On Love in the Family, 2016
Pope Francis: Facts for kids


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