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Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his last parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his previous parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope to visit youthful parish

15/02/2017 15:55

 Pope Francis will visit a Rome parish aiming to form young thespians and committed to serving the poor.

 

Pope Francis addresses the crowd from the window of the Apostolic Palace during the Sunday Angelus prayer

Pope Francis addresses the crowd from the window of the Apostolic Palace during the Sunday Angelus prayer

Pope: humility and trust in God are essential Christian virtues

29/01/2017 16:17

Pope Francis on Sunday dedicated his catechesis to the Gospel reading of the day  reflecting on the Beatitudes recounted in the Sermon on the Mount.

 

Pope Francis smiles during his weekly General Audience at the Paul VI Hall

Pope Francis smiles during his weekly General Audience at the Paul VI Hall

General Audience: English Summary

11/01/2017 10:00

Pope Francis continued his series of catecheses on Christian hope at his Wednesday General Audience, in which he contrasted authentic hope, born of trust in God's word, with the temptation of false idols, like money, power, or physical beauty.

 

Pope Francis waves as he arrives in the Paul VI Hall for his weekly General Audience

Pope Francis waves as he arrives in the Paul VI Hall for his weekly General Audience.

General Audience: Summary in English

04/01/2017 10:33

Pope Francis continued his series of catechetical reflections on “Christian Hope” during his weekly General Audience on Wednesday. The Holy Father based his reflection on the prophecy of Jeremiah: Rachel “weeping for her children,” but… “There is hope for your future."

 

Pope Francis during the General Audience in the Paul VI Hall

Pope Francis during the General Audience in the Paul VI Hall

Pope: 'open your hearts to the good news of Christmas'

21/12/2016 13:13

Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the faithful to open their hearts to the Good News of the Saviour’s birth. The Pope was addressing the pilgrims gathered in the Vatican Paul VI Hall for the weekly General Audience.