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Pope at Audience: Life is a time for giving, not possessing

Continuing his catechesis on the Ten Commandments, Pope Francis at his General Audience on Wednesday focused on the Seventh Word: You shall not steal. In his catechesis, Pope Francis notes that there is no culture that does not condemn theft and the misuse of our possessions. But, he says, it is worthwhile to reflect more deeply [...]

The Pope invites the faithful to open their ears and their hearts to God’s Word

During his catechesis at the weekly General Audience Pope Francis told those present that Christians need to be constantly open to and challenged by the Word of God. Pope Francis invited the faithful to place themselves in silent openness to God’s saving message as it resounds in the ecclesial assembly and is a fundamental aspect of God’s [...]

Manufacturers of idols

· ​Pope Francis warns against worldly false hope · Pope Francis, warning against the false hopes that idols offer, continued his series of catecheses on Christian hope, in light of Scripture. His reflection was inspired by Psalm 115. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! In the month of December and in the first part of January [...]

By |2017-01-11T17:23:25+00:00Jan 11th, 2017|Categories: Wednesday Audience|Tags: , , , , , , |

Giving of Our Riches to Share With the Poor

“If the jubilee doesn’t reach pockets, it isn’t a jubilee. Have you understood? And this is in the Bible! This Pope doesn’t invent it: it’s in the Bible. Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning and a good Lenten journey! It is good and also significant to have this Audience precisely on this Ash Wednesday. We begin [...]

By |2016-02-10T17:02:56+00:00Feb 10th, 2016|Categories: Wednesday Audience|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |