Angelus Archives - Crux



  • Pope to Catholics: Get out, spread faith, help cholesterol

    Pope to Catholics: Get out, spread faith, help cholesterol

    After having just returned from a whirlwind trip to Egypt, Pope Francis lightened the mood a bit in his regular Sunday address in St. Peters’s Square when he advised people to go out to people instead of staying in an armchair. He also talked about the ongoing crisis in Venezuela.

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  • Be men and women of life, Pope Francis says Easter Monday

    Be men and women of life, Pope Francis says Easter Monday

    Pope Francis on Easter Monday said we are called to show solidarity, welcoming, and peace to people “in the midst of events that afflict the world – there are many today – in the midst of worldliness that is distant from God.” The pope also called on the Virgin Mary to intercede “in a particular way for the Christian communities persecuted and oppressed as they are today, in many parts of the world, called to a difficult and courageous witness.”

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  • Pope prays for Peru, hails beatification of anti-Nazi hero

    Pope prays for Peru, hails beatification of anti-Nazi hero

    In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis prayed for Peruvians afflicted by devastating floods that have struck the Latin American country, and also remembered an Italian layman beatified on Saturday who refused to swear loyalty to Adolph Hitler.

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