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Pope Francis spoke about saints as witnesses and companions of Hope during his Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis spoke about saints as witnesses and companions of Hope during his Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis at General Audience: ‘Saints are sign of Christian hope’

21/06/2017 12:02

We are called to be saints, just like the multitude of witnesses before us, so as to be heralds of hope for the world. That was Pope Francis’ message during his Wednesday General Audience, in which he reflected on the Saints as witnesses and companions of Hope.

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Pope Francis greets pilgrims and visitors at his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square

Pope at audience: God's unconditional love gives hope

14/06/2017 13:05

Pope Francis on Wednesday continued his reflections on Christian hope, as he greeted thousands of pilgrims and visitors gathered in St Peter’s Square and in the Paul VI audience hall for his weekly general audience

Pope Francis at general audience

Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience in St Peter's Square

Pope at general audience: God's infinite love gives hope

14/06/2017 11:50

Pope Francis on Wednesday continued his reflections on Christian hope, as he greeted thousands of pilgrims and visitors gathered in St Peter’s Square for his weekly general audience

 

Pope Francis arrives in St Peter's Square to give his weekly general audience address

Pope Francis arrives in St Peter's Square to give his weekly general audience address

Pope Francis: Jesus journeys with us even in bad times

24/05/2017 17:15

Pope Francis has told pilgrims that God walks with us always, “even in the most painful moments” of our lives as he did with the disciples on the road to Emmaus. 

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the weekly General Audience in St Peter's Square

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the weekly General Audience in St Peter's Square.

Pope General Audience: English-language summary

24/05/2017 10:53

Pope Francis on Wednesday focused once again on the theme of Christian Hope at his General Audience.

 

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis: General Audience Summary

26/04/2017 10:10

At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis continued his series of catecheses on Christian Hope. The Holy Father spoke on the theme of “the promise that gives hope,” reflecting on Christ’s words in the Gospel, “I am with you all days, to the end of the age” (Mt 28:20).

 

Pope Francis waves during the weekly General Audience in Saint Peter's Square

Pope Francis waves during the weekly General Audience in Saint Peter's Square

General Audience: English Summary

19/04/2017 10:00

Pope Francis held his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, continuing his catechesis on Christian hope. He said the Risen Christ is the hope of Christians, since his resurrection is the event that grounds our faith.

 

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience

Pope: "celebrate Holy days 'of love' leading to Easter"

12/04/2017 12:05

Pope Francis has invited Christians to contemplate the Cross and to celebrate the holy days leading to Easter. He was addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square for the weekly Wednesday General Audience.