A day that begins with prayer is a good day, pope says

Prayer is a constant reminder that God is nearby and so, “the problems we face no longer seem to be obstacles to our happiness, but appeals from God, opportunities to encounter him,” Pope Francis said, continuing his series of audience talks about prayer.

Pope says he felt ‘caged’ during lockdown

In an interview with an Italian television network, Pope Francis said that while he felt “caged” during the COVID-19 pandemic, it also prompted him to pray more and try to connect with others.