Pallium Mass celebrated on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul from Saint Peter's Square.

Pope Francis celebrates and blesses palliums for new Metropolitan Archbishops appointed over the last year. 


Pope Francis presides at the public consistory for the creation of new cardinals

New Cardinals:

  • Cardinal Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun of Laos
  • Cardinal Jean Zerbo of Mali
  • Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez of San Salvador
  • Cardinal Juan Jose Omella of Barcelona
  • Cardinal Anders Arborelius of Stockholm 




Pope Francis greets visitors at his weekly general audience, where he teaches about the Catholic faith.



Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Roman Basilica of Saint John Lateran followed by a procession to the Basilica of Saint Mary Major to mark the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.


Pope Francis joins in a prayer vigil at Rome's Circus Maximus on the eve of Pentecost.


Pope Francis celebrates the Canonization Mass for Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta de Jesus Marto, witnesses to Our Lady of Fatima apparition.


Pope Francis blesses the candles and leads the recitation of the Holy Rosary from the Chapel of the Apparitions in Fatima, Portugal.


Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass for the Canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Saint Peter's Square.


Holy Mass with Pope Francis concluding the World Meeting of Families at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.


Pope Francis greets the organizing committee and World Meeting of Families volunteers, and departs from Philadelphia at the Philadelphia International Airport.


Pope Francis meets with bishops taking part in the World Meeting of Families at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia.


Pope Francis visits detainees at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility during his trip to Philadelphia.



Pope Francis attending the World Meeting of Families Celebration of Families and Prayer Vigil. He meets with families from the U.S., Australia, Ukraine, Jordan, Nigeria, and his homeland of Argentina. The celebration includes musical performances from Andrea Bocelli, Aretha Franklin and others. MC: Mark Wahlberg.