Saint Alberto Hurtado

General Audience of 24 January 2018

In his catechesis at Wednesday's General Audience, Pope Francis focused on the highlights of his Apostolic Journey to Chile and Peru. Below, please find the English-language summary of Pope Francis' catechesis at the General Audience for 24 January 2018: Dear brothers and sisters: In my recent Apostolic Journey to Chile and Peru, I had the [...]

Mediators or intermediaries

Pope Francis offered the icons of Saint Polycarp, Saint Francis Saverio and Saint Paul to seminarians of Rome as he was about to be beheaded. As he did so, the Pope advised his audience to live the priesthood as authentic mediators between God and the people, joyful even on the cross, and not as intermediary functionaries, [...]