On July 7, 2013, Pope Francis visited Lampedusa to express solidarity with African migrants left to their death in the sea. This fits perfectly with the reading from the Gospel this coming Sunday, the parable of the Good Samaritan.

On Friday, July 5, 2013, the Holy See published the text of Pope Francis’s first encyclical to the faithful.

Thanks to the ongoing collaboration between the Saint James Vicariate and Vatican Radio, the video of the Pope delivering his 2013 Easter Urbi et Orbi message can now be seen with Hebrew subtitles.

On Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the Easter vigil, Pope Francis preached the following homily.

On Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013, Pope Francis addressed the city of Rome and the world in the traditional message of the Pope.

We publish here the text of Pope Francis's Palm Sunday homily from Sunday, March 24, 2013 in Saint Peter's Square.

Here is the text from the homily of Pope Francis at the inaugural mass on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

In his last address to the priests of Rome, on February 14, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the heritage of the Second Vatican Council. He also related directly to the document Nostra aetate.

On Sunday, March 17, 2013, Pope Francis addressed the crowds for the first time at the Sunday Angelus.

On March 14, 2013, Pope Francis celebrated mass in the Sistine Chapel and gave his first homily as Pope before the Cardinals.

On Sunday, February 24, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI gave his final Angelus address to thousands of pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter's Square in Rome.

Dima, a member of the kehillot, translated the Pope’s Message for lent into Hebrew.

The Urbi et Orbi (to the city (Rome) and the world) message is delivered each Christmas day by the Holy Father. This year it was translated into Hebrew by Dima of the kehillot and inserted into the Vatican You Tube video of the event.

Benedict XVI sent a message to Muslims for the end of Ramadan. It was signed by Cardinal Jean Louis Taurán, president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue.

On May 15, 2009, the Pope delivered his departure speech at Ben Gurion Airport before boarding the airplane that flew him back to Rome.

As every year, the Holy Father publishes a message in order to orient the faithful as they enter into the Lent, the period that leads to Easter.

Here is the text of Benedict XVI's address during a courtesy visit to Heichal Shlomo, the seat of the Grand Rabbinate of Israel, after he visited the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.

In a letter dated September 1, 2011, sent to Cardinal Reinhard Marx ahead of his visit to Germany, Pope Benedict XVI addresses the subject of coexistence among the world religions ahead the of two important interreligious assemblies that will take place in Munich and in Assisi. We publish here the text of the message.

  Here is the text of the homily of Pope Benedict XVI during the mass that was held at the Mount of the Precipice, Nazareth on May 14, 2009.

About one and a half million people gathered in the Vatican for the beatification of Pope John Paul II on May 1, 2011.