In the Classroom of the Synod, Pope Francis asked bishops to be bold, honest, open-minded, charitable and, especially, prayerful as they begin a three-week meeting on "young people, the faith and vocational discernment."
Pope Francis celebrates the Opening Mass for the 2018 Synod of Bishops.
The theme for the synod is youth, faith and vocational discernment.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Freedom Square in the Estonian capital Tallin.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass outside the Mother of God Shrine in Aglona, Latvia.
Pope Francis takes part in an ecumenical prayer service in Lutheran Cathedral of Santa Maria in Riga, Latvia.
Pope Francis visits the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights in Lithuania.
Pope Francis meets with priests, men and women religious, consecrated persons and seminarians.
Pope Francis visits the Gate of Dawn Mother of Mercy icon in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Celebration of Holy Mass with Pope Francis on the Memorial of Blessed Pino Puglisi, Diocese of Palermo, Italy.
Pope Francis meeting with the young people in the Piazza Politeama in Palermo.
Pope Francis celebrates the final Mass for the 2018 World Meeting of Families in Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland.
Pope Francis visits the Marian Shrine at Knock, Ireland. He prays the Angelus with and speaks to the thousands gathered.
Watch coverage of the Pope's weekly general audience, Angelus, his major liturgical celebrations from the Vatican, and his travels around the world. Check here for the times of LIVE Masses and Vatican events, and see the schedule for our regular papal programming below.
Watch our coverage of Pope Francis' trip to America from September 2015. Relive the major moments, from his meeting with state leaders to his addresses to Congress and the United Nations.
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Coverage of the Holy Father's trips outside the Vatican including from trips to Assisi to Poland for World Youth Day and the world over.
Each week, the Holy Father welcomes the faithful into Saint Peter's Square or Paul VI Hall to greet them, offer them some words of wisdom and bless them.
Thursday 8 am, Saturday midnight, Sunday 11 am
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