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Wednesday 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. 

Ruins of the monastery at Monte Cassino following the 1944 Allied assault

Ruins of the monastery at Monte Cassino following the 1944 Allied assault

Pope's praise for Polish veterans

17/05/2017 15:50

Pope Francis has paid tribute to Polish military veterans who fought in the 1944 Battle of Montecassino.

 

Pope Francis blesses the “Benedictine Torch of Peace.”

Pope Francis blesses the “Benedictine Torch of Peace.”

Pope Francis blesses the “Benedictine Torch of Peace”

22/02/2017 13:41

Pope Francis on Wednesday blessed the “Benedictine Torch of Peace,”  which since 1964 – the year St. Benedict was named a patron of Europe – has been sponsored by the city of Norcia to promote unity and peace in Europe.

 

Pope Francis receives a commemorative plate from naval officers involved in the EU’s Operation Sophia mission in the Mediterranean.

Pope Francis receives a commemorative plate from naval officers involved in the EU’s Operation Sophia mission in the Mediterranean.

Pope Francis greets EU naval force working in Mediterranean

22/02/2017 13:36

Pope Francis on Wednesday met with members of the European Union Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR Med)  –  known as Operation Sophia – which has been tasked to stop people smuggling across the Mediterranean Sea.

 

A circus performer breathes fire during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square.

A circus performer breathes fire during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square.

Circus performs for Pope Francis at General Audience

22/02/2017 13:29

 Pope Francis on Wednesday greeted members of the Rony Roller Circus, who presented a short performance for the crowed during his General Audience.

 

The statue of Saint Peter vested for the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter in the Vatican Basilica in 2014.

The statue of Saint Peter vested for the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter in the Vatican Basilica in 2014.

Pope Francis marks Feast of the Chair of St. Peter

22/02/2017 13:20

Pope Francis remembered the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter during his final blessing at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday.