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Pope Francis: The modern quest for truth has been tempted

At the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis on old age, and urges the elderly to hold on to their passion for justice while resisting the temptation to accumulate knowledge without turning it into action.
Publish date: 2022 - 5 - 26


 
Pope Francis: Rebukes Job’s friends who presumed they knew everything about God

Continuing his catechesis on the elderly at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis draws inspiration from the biblical figure of Job, who witnesses a God of tenderness behind His silence.
Publish date: 2022 - 5 - 18


 
Pope Francis: The elderly can actively “donate” their wealth of wisdom and resources

Continuing his catechesis on the elderly at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis praises the Biblical heroine Judith, and suggests she can serve as an example of how to properly use the gifts God has given us.
Publish date: 2022 - 5 - 11


 
We Are His people, the sheep of His Flock (Ps 100:3)

This week’s readings invite us to renew our confidence in the one true God, our Good Shepherd, Lord Jesus Christ, who remains faithful and steadfast throughout our pilgrimage on earth.
Publish date: 2022 - 5 - 4


 
Pope Francis: Dishonoring the faith in old age, just to gain a handful of days, is incomparable with the heritage

Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the elderly at the Wednesday General Audience, and reminds those advanced in years that their witness of faith can fill the young with determination and courage.
Publish date: 2022 - 5 - 4


 
Pope Francis: Young people talk to their elders, and that old people talk to young people

Continuing his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience on the meaning and value of old age, Pope Francis takes inspiration from the Book of Ruth, noting that bonds uniting the generations can prove enriching for families and for the growth of society.
Publish date: 2022 - 4 - 27


 
Pope Francis: Love as honour

During the first Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square in over two years, Pope Francis highlights the importance of honouring the elderly, and calls for young people to be educated about life and its stages.
Publish date: 2022 - 4 - 20


 
Pope Francis: War is an outrage and a blasphemy

Pope Francis denounces the worldly logic of power and violence, explaining that Jesus brings true peace through meekness and the Cross.
Publish date: 2022 - 4 - 14


 
Pope Francis: UN powerless in Ukraine war, where logic of powerful prevails

Pope Francis reflects during the General Audience on his weekend visit to Malta, noting that “the dominant logic are the strategies of the most powerful countries to affirm their own interests.”
Publish date: 2022 - 4 - 6


 
Pope Francis: The gift of memory that the ‘elders’ of the Church pass on “from hand to hand” to the generation that follows

Continuing his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience on the meaning and value of old age, Pope Francis turns his attention to the special vocation of the elderly to hand on to new generations their personal experience of the Church’s faith.
Publish date: 2022 - 3 - 23


 
Pope Francis: It will be a choice of the love of the elderly towards the new generations

Continuing his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience on the meaning and value of old age, Pope Francis explores the vital role the elderly can play in handing on life's true and sustaining values to younger generations.
Publish date: 2022 - 3 - 16


 
Pope Francis: The devil, who is cunning, always uses deception

On this first Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis warns the faithful to be vigilant against the temptations that “accompany us on the journey of life,” and invites Christians to look to Jesus who “does not make agreements with evil.”
Publish date: 2022 - 3 - 9


 
Pope Francis: The rhythms of old age help us to grasp the meaning of life marked by time

Pope Francis has begun a new cycle of catechesis on old age, focusing his second reflection in the series on long life as a “symbol and opportunity.”
Publish date: 2022 - 3 - 2


 
Pope Francis: Youth is beautiful but eternal youth is a very dangerous illusion

Starting a new series of reflections on the meaning and value of old age, Pope Francis in his General audience this week stresses the need for an inter-generational alliance, drawing inspiration from scriptures.
Publish date: 2022 - 2 - 23


 
Pope Francis: Jesus, Mary and Joseph are in a sense the primordial nucleus of the Church

At the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis cycle on the figure of St Joseph, describing him as one who cares for others.
Publish date: 2022 - 2 - 16


 
Pope Francis: Christian faith is not a way of exorcising the fear of death, rather, it helps us to face it

Reflecting on St. Joseph as the patron saint of a good death during his catechesis at the General Audience, Pope Francis invites Christians to face death with faith in the resurrection, saying that the Christian faith is not a way of exorcising the fear of death, but rather helps us to face it.
Publish date: 2022 - 2 - 9


 
Pope Francis: Saints are intercessors who pray for us, and the Lord gives us grace through that Saint

At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis reflects on the communion of saints, and says every member of the Church is closely connected to each other in Christ.
Publish date: 2022 - 2 - 2


 
Pope Francis: Fear is also a part of life, and it too needs our prayer

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.
Publish date: 2022 - 1 - 26


 
Pope Francis: Revolution of tenderness

Continuing his catechetical series on Saint Joseph, Pope Francis looks at his role as a loving father and a reflection of God's tenderness, which allows us to feel loved and welcomed in all our weaknesses.
Publish date: 2022 - 1 - 19


 
Pope Francis: Work is not only a means of earning a living: it is also a place where we express ourselves, feel useful

In his catechesis at the General Audience focusing on Saint Joseph, Pope Francis looks at Joseph's life as a worker, and says the dignity of labour is essential for our human development and our growth in holiness.
Publish date: 2022 - 1 - 12


 
Pope Francis: Fathers are not born, but made

At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis reflects on the fatherhood of St. Joseph, and prays that all children might enjoy the bond of paternal love, even if through the praiseworthy practice of adoption.
Publish date: 2022 - 1 - 5


 
Pope Francis: A persecuted and courageous migrant

At the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis reflects on the courage of St. Joseph in rescuing Jesus from the massacre of Bethlehem, and urges Christians to live that courage in our everyday lives.
Publish date: 2021 - 12 - 29


 
Pope Francis: Jesus is the foundation of our joy

At the Wednesday General Audience ahead of Christmas, Pope Francis reflects on the birth of Jesus, and says the event is a reminder that we are loved first by God without any merit of our own.
Publish date: 2021 - 12 - 22


 
Pope Francis: Joseph’s silence is not muteness

In his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis reflects on St Joseph’s silence in the Gospel.
Publish date: 2021 - 12 - 15