General Audience

Pope: Beware of hypocrisy, actions speak louder than words

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience (AFP or licensors) During his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis reflects on how the Christian community is born of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit and grows through the mutual sharing of life among the Lord’s disciples. August 21, 2019 In his continuing catechesis on the [...]

By |2019-08-22T17:25:34+00:00Aug 21st, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|Tags: , |

Pope: ‘Church of Acts a paradigm for every Christian community’

Pope Francis reflects on the life of the early Christian community during his ongoing catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles. Pope at Papal Audience (Wednesday) Vatican Media Picture Vatican media Dear brothers and sisters: In our catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, we now consider the way of life of the first [...]

Pope at Audience: ‘communion overcomes divisions’

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience (Vatican Media) Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of community and the reconciling power of God’s love during his General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. June 12, 2019 Speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis explained that communion and [...]

By |2019-06-12T17:04:55+00:00Jun 12th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|Tags: , |

Pope at Audience: Walking together in the richness of diversity

Pope Francis during his General Audience Pope Francis reflects on his recent Apostolic Visit to Romania during his Wednesday General Audience, saying it was a joy to be able to walk as a pilgrim among the Romanian people. June 5, 2019 During his Catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis recalled his recent [...]

Pope at Audience: courage and filial intimacy to call God “Father”

  Pope Francis at the weekly General Audience in the Vatican, May 22, 2020. At Wednesday’s General Audience, Pope Francis concludes his series of catechesis on the “Our Father” prayer, saying it is the Holy Spirit who is the teacher and protagonist of true prayer. May 22, 2019 In his General Audience this week, [...]

Pope at General Audience: Lord’s prayer confronts full range of evil

Pope Francis waves to the crowds at the General Audience (Vatican Media) Pope Francis focuses his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience on the final petition of the Lord’s prayer, saying Jesus is at our side to deliver us from all manner of evil. May 15, 2019 “Christian prayer does not close its eyes [...]

By |2019-05-17T19:23:31+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|Tags: , , , |

Pope at Audience: memories of trip to Bulgaria and North Macedonia

Pope Francis at the general audience in Rome's St. Peter's Square on May 8, 2019. (Vatican Media) At this week’s Wednesday’s General Audience in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis reflects on his Apostolic journey to Bulgaria and North Macedonia. Bulgaria and Saint John XXIII The Pope began by saying how, in Bulgaria, he was [...]

Pope at Audience urges Christians to open their hearts

During the weekly General Audience Pope Francis continued his catechesis dedicated to the “Our Father”. Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Christians to open their hearts pointing out that Christ’s victory has not yet been fully achieved. To the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the General Audience, the Pope said Jesus has come, and there [...]

Pope Audience: God the Father loves us like no one else can

Pope Francis during his continuing catechesis on the Lord's Prayer at the Wednesday General Audience tells pilgrims, that “when we feel that hunger to love God, we are responding to the invitation to know God as ‘Father’." Continuing his catechesis on the “Our Father”, on Wednesday, the Pope told the pilgrims gathered in the Paul VI [...]

Pope at General Audience: ‘WYD was joyful feast for Panama’

In the catechesis portion of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis thanks God and all those who helped make World Youth Day in Panama a success. Fresh from his Apostolic Journey to Panama, Pope Francis relived World Youth Day with the pilgrims present at the Wednesday General Audience. One of the things that really struck him [...]

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