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Cardinals’ council discusses synod on synodality with Pope Francis

Pope Francis takes part in an online meeting of the Council of Cardinals at the Vatican, Sept. 21, 2021. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).

The pope stressed the importance of listening and “a pastoral attitude.”

Pope Francis meets Afghan Christian whose parents were killed by the Taliban

Pope Francis meets with a group of Afghan refugees at the Vatican on Sept. 22, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).

“It was beautiful,” one Afghan refugee told CNA after meeting the pope.

Pope Francis: Christian faith in Europe is being ‘diluted by consumerism’

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Sept. 22, 2021. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2021 / 04:30 am (CNA).

The pope recapped his visit to Hungary and Slovakia at his general audience.

Pope Francis to Slovakian Jesuits: ‘Some people wanted me to die’ amid health problems

Pope Francis addresses an ecumenical meeting at the apostolic nunciature in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sept. 12, 2021. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, Sep 21, 2021 / 05:20 am (CNA).

The pope made the comments during his four-day visit to the Central European country.

Pope Francis to theologians: See ‘contemporary challenges in light of the Wisdom of the Cross’

Pope Francis adores the crucifix during the Good Friday liturgy at St. Peter's Basilica April 2, 2021. / Credit: Vatican Media

Vatican City, Sep 21, 2021 / 04:10 am (CNA).

He sent the message to an international theological congress in Rome.

Vatican requires vaccine pass for visitors, employees

People use hand sanitizer before entering St. Peter's Basilica. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Vatican City, Sep 20, 2021 / 08:15 am (CNA).

The change will go into effect Oct. 1.

Pope Francis: The true measure of success is what you give, not what you have

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, Sept. 19, 2021. / Screenshot from Vatican News YouTube channel.

Vatican City, Sep 19, 2021 / 05:15 am (CNA).

“Do you want to be first? Serve. This is the way,” the pope said.

Pope Francis invokes Abraham Lincoln in message to safeguarding summit

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace Jan. 27, 2021. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, Sep 18, 2021 / 08:30 am (CNA).

The pope referred to Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address.

Pope Francis: Synodal process not about ‘gathering opinions,’ but ‘listening to the Holy Spirit’

Pope Francis greets Catholics from Rome diocese in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Sept. 18, 2021. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, Sep 18, 2021 / 07:25 am (CNA).

He was addressing Catholics from the Diocese of Rome.

Pope Francis hopes new ministry of catechist will ‘awaken this vocation’

Pope Francis greets Archbishop Rino Fisichella in the Vatican's Clementine Hall, Sept. 17, 2021. / Vatican Media.

Vatican City, Sep 17, 2021 / 07:30 am (CNA).

The pope formally instituted the new lay ministry in May.