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General Audience

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

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

Pope: 'current migration crisis greatest tragedy after WW2'

22/03/2017 12:37

Pope Francis has called for an ongoing commitment to welcome and integrate forced migrants and refugees and described the current migration phenomenon as the world’s greatest tragedy after the Second World War. He was speaking during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square.
  
 

Pope Francis during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope encourages efforts of Migrantes Foundation

22/03/2017 12:33

Pope Francis has encouraged the Migrantes Foundation in their work of welcoming migrants and refugees, saying their situation is the "greatest tragedy" since the Second World War

 

Pope Francis kisses a child during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis kisses a child during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope appeals for ’24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative

22/03/2017 12:06

Pope Francis has appealed for Catholics around the world to participate in the ’24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative. Taking place on 23-24 March, it is an opportunity for people to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

 

Pope Francis gives the thumbs up sign at his Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis gives the thumbs up sign at his Wednesday General Audience

Pope greets participants in Vatican water conference

22/03/2017 11:27

Pope Francis has greeted participants in a Vatican conference on the value and values of water promoted by the Pontifical Council for Culture, entitled “Watershed: replenishing water values for a thirsty world”.

 

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

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

General Audience: English Summary

22/03/2017 10:32

Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Christians to spread hope by supporting  and encouraging one another. He was speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the General Audience.

 

Sky Italy employees carry placards at Pope Francis' weekly General Audience

Sky Italy employees carry placards at Pope Francis' weekly General Audience

Pope: ‘Laying off workers for unclear motives is grave sin’

15/03/2017 13:40

 Pope Francis has told a group of employees of the Italian branch of the TV platform “Sky” that it is a “very grave sin” to fire employees “as a result of economic operations and unclear negotiations”

 

Pope Francis during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis: 'love is God's gift to us'

15/03/2017 11:48

Pope Francis on Wednesday continued his catechesis on Christian hope, focusing on charity, which he said, “is a grace, the fruit of our saving encounter with God’s own love”. The Pope was addressing the faithful during his weekly General Audience.

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

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

General Audience: English Summary

15/03/2017 09:58

Pope Francis on Wednesday continued his catechesis on Christian hope, focusing on charity, which he said, “is a grace, the fruit of our saving encounter with God’s own love”. The Pope was addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the weekly General Audience.