• In video, Pope Francis calls for "new way of living" to protect Earth

    • Feb 5, 2016

    ROME — Pope Francis on Friday unveiled a second video intended to spread his prayer intentions, asking believers and non-believers alike to free themselves “from the slavery of consumerism” in order to defend creation. “The relationship between poverty and the fragility of the planet requires another way of managing the economy and

  • Pope Francis will star in new monthly prayer videos

    Pope Francis will star in new monthly prayer videos

    • Jan 5, 2016

    ROSARIO, Argentina — Popes have long issued monthly prayer intentions, but they’ve never done so in the form of a personal video. Starting Wednesday, that’s exactly what Francis plans to do, starring in his own monthly appeal for prayer on a specific theme. The initiative comes from a Jesuit-run global