Pope Video

Pope Video: Abolition of the death penalty

September 5, 2022

For September 2022, Pope Francis says that "capital punishment offers no justice to victims, but rather encourages revenge".

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Pope Video: Praying for small businesses

August 23, 2022

For August 2022, the Holy Father highlights the "courage, effort and sacrifice" of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs.

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Pope Video: For the elderly

July 14, 2022

The Pope invites people to pray that the experience and wisdom of the elderly may help young people to look towards the future with hope.

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Pope Video: For families

June 7, 2022

As the three-month Pope Video series on the family continues, Francis speaks about the family environment as a bridge between generations.

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Pope Video: Faith-filled young

May 18, 2022

For May 2022, Pope Francis prays that young people be inspired by Mary's way of listening, discerning, faithfulness and service.

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Prayer for health care workers

April 6, 2022

In the Pope Video for April, Pope Francis appeals for prayers for health care workers, especially in poorer countries, who serve the sick and the elderly.

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A Christian response to bioethical challenges

March 9, 2022

In the Pope Video for March, the Holy Father brings to the fore the advances and dilemmas that bioethics present to humanity.

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Pope Video: For religious sisters and consecrated women

February 7, 2022

Pope Francis expresses his gratitude for the mission and courage of religious sisters and consecrated women throughout the world

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Pope Video: Religious discrimination and persecution

January 7, 2022

In the Pope Video for January, Francis asks "How is it possible that many religious minorities suffer discrimination or persecution?"

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The mission and vocation of being a catechist

November 30, 2021

In The Pope Video for December, Pope Francis prays for catechists to be courageous and creative witnesses to the Word of God

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