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General Audience

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience

Pope Audience: Christian hope is God's heavenly welcome

23/08/2017 12:20

During his General Audience on Wednesday the Pope continued his catechesis on Christian hope reflecting on the hope contained in our ultimate destination, the heavenly Kingdom of God.

Damages caused by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hits Ischia island on 21 August.

Damages caused by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hits Ischia island on 21 August.

Pope Francis prays for Ischia quake victims

23/08/2017 10:48

Pope Francis during his General Audience on Wednesday expressed his closeness to those affected by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake that hit the island of Ischia on Monday night.

 

Pope Francis caresses a child at his General Audience in the Paul VI Hall

Pope Francis caresses a child at his General Audience in the Paul VI Hall

Pope at Audience: ‘Divine mercy is foundation of Christian hope’

09/08/2017 13:18

Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Christian hope with pilgrims gathered in the Paul VI Hall for the Wednesday General Audience, saying that God’s mercy as embodied by Jesus both transforms us and renews our hope

Pope Francis decries recent violence in Nigeria and the CAR at his General Audience

Pope Francis decries recent violence in Nigeria and the CAR at his General Audience

Pope Francis decries attack on Nigerian churchgoers, violence in CAR

09/08/2017 11:25

Pope Francis has appealed for an end to “hatred and violence, especially those perpetrated in places of worship”, referring to Sunday's attack on Catholics at Mass in Nigeria and violence against Christians in the Central African Republic

Pope Francis listening for a response from the faithful during his weekly General Audience.

Pope Francis listening for a response from the faithful during his weekly General Audience. The Audiences resumed on Wednesday, following a summer break during the month of July.

Pope Francis at Audience: Remember the day of your Baptism

02/08/2017 14:01

Pope Francis on Wednesday resumed his General Audiences, after they were suspended during the month of July for a summer break. The Holy Father once more took up the theme of Christian Hope, focusing on the Sacrament of Baptism, the Gateway of Hope.

 

Pope Francis greets the crowd at the Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis greets the crowd at the Wednesday General Audience.

Pope: Strength of the martyrs is hope

28/06/2017 12:32

Continuing his catechesis on “Christian Hope,” Pope Francis spoke Wednesday on “Hope, Strength of the Martyrs” at his General Audience in St Peter’s Square.