Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the closing of the 15th Synod of Bishops at the Vatican, Sunday, October 28, 2018.


Pope Francis leads the concluding meeting of the Synod of Bishops on young people, faith and vocational discernment.


Pope Francis teaches about the Catholic Faith at his weekly General Audience. He reflects on the Sixth Commandment “You shall not commit adultery”.


Pope Francis teaches about the Catholic Faith at his weekly General Audience. He reflects on the Fifth Commandment “Do not kill”.


Pope Francis celebrates Canonization Mass for seven new saints, followed by the Angelus Prayer in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

The seven new saints are:

  • Saint Pope Paul VI
  • Saint Oscar Romero
  • Saint Francesco Spinelli
  • Saint Vincenzo Romano
  • Saint Maria Katharina Kasper
  • Saint Nazaria Ignacia
  • Saint Nunzio Sulprizio



Pope Francis teaches about the Catholic Faith at his weekly General Audience.


From Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Pope Francis attends meeting with youth at the 15th Ordinary Synod of Bishops.


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.

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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.


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