A collection of the Pope’s Wednesday Audiences.

Pope at Audience: St Joseph ‘a dreamer able to discern God’s voice’

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) January 26, 2022 At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis offers a meditation on St Joseph as a “man who dreams,” and who knows how to discern the voice of God and act upon it. Pope Francis focused his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience on the dreams of St Joseph, showing [...]

From ‘falling in love’ to mature love: Pope Francis’ message for engaged couples

(CNS photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters) December 1, 2021 Continuing his catechesis on St Joseph, Pope Francis offered engaged couples a reflection on moving beyond the ‘enchantment’ that comes with falling in love, toward a mature love that can stand the test of time. By Christopher Wells Pope Francis offered his catechesis at Wednesday’s General Audience as a message for [...]

Pope Francis: St Joseph, an example and a witness for our times

(CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) November 17, 2022 Following his catechesis on St Paul’s Letter to the Galatians at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis begins a new series of reflections on St Joseph as an example and a witness for our times. By Christopher Wells Pope Francis began a new cycle of catecheses on [...]

Pope at Audience: Walking according to the Spirit makes us free

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) November 10, 2021 Pope Francis concludes his General Audience catechetical series on the Letter to the Galatians highlighting how the Apostle Paul teaches that "the fulfillment of the true Law is found in this life of the Spirit given to us by Jesus." And the life of the Spirit "can only [...]

Pope at Audience: Believing in Jesus means following Him

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) November 3, 2021 Continuing his catechesis on St Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, Pope Francis explains what it means “to walk in the Spirit.” By Christopher Wells “To believe in Jesus means to follow Him,” Pope Francis said at Wednesday’s General Audience, adding, “At the same time, it means avoiding the [...]

Pope Francis: Love alone attracts and changes the human heart

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) October 27, 2021 At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis reflects on the fruits of the Holy Spirit. By Christopher Wells Saint Paul reminds the Galatians – and us – that the centre of salvation and faith is the death and resurrection of the Lord, Pope Francis said at Wednesday’s General [...]

Pope at Audience: Freedom is born in God’s love, grows in charity

The Pope arrives for the Audience October 20, 2021 At the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis on St Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, emphasising that Christian freedom is expressed in serving others. By Christopher Wells Recalling that, through Christ, “we have passed from slavery of fear and sin to the freedom [...]

Pope: Christian freedom leads to welcoming people and cultures

CNS photo/Paul Haring October 13, 2021 Pope Francis says that, freed by grace and love, Christianity is able to welcome every people and culture, and in turn opens peoples and cultures to greater freedom. By Christopher Wells Christian freedom “does not enter into conflict with cultures or with the traditions we have received,” Pope Francis [...]

Pope at Audience: True freedom flows from the Cross of Christ

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) October 6, 2021 In his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis continues his reflection on St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, exploring the concept Christian freedom and how Christ, the Truth, achieved it in His supreme act of love on the Cross. By Robin Gomes Christian freedom is the gift of God [...]

Pope at Audience: Power of grace must lead to works of mercy

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) September 29, 2021 At the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis tackles the question of justification as he resumes his catechesis on St Paul’s Letter to the Galatians. By Christopher Wells Taking up the “difficult but important topic” of justification in his catechesis at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis said that St Paul [...]

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