Pope Francis’ message for the 31st World Youth Day was released on September 28, 2015, and is focused on the theme from the Beatitudes ‘Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy’. The next meeting of young people from across the globe will take place in the Polish city of Krakow in July 2016.

On Sunday, October 4, 2015, Pope Francis celebrated the inaugural mass of the Synod on the Family in Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.

We publish here the talk of Pope Benedict XVI on Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, delivered on April 6, 2011. Dima translated this talk into Hebrew.

On July 7, 2015, Pope Francis delivered the following homily in Quito, Ecuador, one of the stops on his South American tour.

We publish here the sixth chapter of Pope Francis’s Encyclical on the environment.

We publish here the preface to Pope Francis’s Encyclical on the environment.

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, the Pope delivered the following homily on the occasion of Pentecost.

Pope Francis published the Bull for the Jubilee of Mercy on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the eve of the Feast of the Divine Mercy.

We publish here the homily of Pope Francis at the Easter Vigil mass on April 4, 2015.

Pope Francis’s homily at the Chrism mass on Holy Thursday in Saint Peter’s Basilica, on Thursday April 2, 2015.

Homily of Pope France before the feet washing ceremony on Holy Thursday which took place in a Roman prison, on Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Each Christmas the Pope speaks to the city of Rome and the world on Christmas Day. Here is the message of Pope Francis for Christmas 2015.

In preparation for Lent, Pope Francis addressed a letter to all Catholics.

Here is the text of Pope Francis' message for the 48th World Day of Peace, which is celebrated on January 1, 2015, with the theme: "No longer slaves, but brothers":

Here is the Pope’s homily for the mass of Christmas eve in the Vatican.

Just before Christmas, Pope Francis addressed a letter to the Christians of the Middle East.

On Sunday, October 5, 2014, Pope Francis presided at the celebration of Holy Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica on the occasion of the opening of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme: The pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelization. Here is his homily:

Pope Francis published his message for the 101st World Day of Migrants and Refugees in 2015.

On June 8, 2014, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed Pope Francis and the assembled delegations at the invocation for peace.

On June 8, 2014, Pope Francis addressed the assembled delegations during the invocation for peace. We publish here the full text of his address: