Pope Francis, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires on December 1936, has been the Bishop of Rome and 266th Pope of the Catholic Church since the 13th of March 2013. On the 13th of March 2015 he decided to give a decisive turn to his papacy by announcing the Holy Year of Mercy that began on December 8th 2015, which is celebrated in his first book as Pope, The Name of God is Mercy, written in conversation with Vatican expert and La Stampa journalist Andrea Tornielli.
May the Virgin Mary, Mother and Queen of Carmel, accompany you on your daily journey towards the Mountain of God.
by @Pontifex - yesterday
Try reading the Gospel for at least five minutes every day. You will see how it changes your life.
by @Pontifex - 2 days ago
Europe rediscovers hope when the human person is at the heart of its institutions. St Benedict, pray for us!
by @Pontifex - 6 days ago
You too are like the Good Samaritan when you recognize the face of Christ in those near you.
by @Pontifex - 7 days ago
Every occasion is a good one to spread Christ's message!
by @Pontifex - 9 days ago