Episodes

04/13/2020

Pope Francis leads the recitation of Regina Coeli prayer in the library of the Apostolic Palace.

04/10/2020

From the Sagrato of Saint Peter's Basilica, Way of the Cross presided over by Pope Francis.

04/8/2020

Pope Francis weekly general audience from the library of the Apostolic Palace. Watch on CatholicTV, on demand; OTT (over-the-top); America's Catholic Television Network.

04/5/2020

After Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Francis leads the recitation of the Angelus prayer.

04/1/2020

Pope Francis weekly general audience from the Library of the Apostolic Palace. Watch on CatholicTV, on demand; OTT (over-the-top); America's Catholic Television Network.

03/29/2020

Due to Coronavirsus concerns, Pope Francis prays the Angelus via video from his residence. After the message, he went to a window overlooking Saint Peter's Square and gave his blessing.

03/27/2020

From the Sagrato of Saint Peter's Basilica, Moment of Prayer and the Urbi et Orbi Blessing, presided over by Pope Francis.

03/25/2020

Pope Francis leads Christians around the world in Our Father prayer amid Coronavirus pandemic from the Library of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

03/25/2020

Pope Francis weekly general audience from Vatican City on CatholicTV, on demand; OTT (over-the-top); America's Catholic Television Network.

 

03/22/2020

Due to Coronavirsus concerns, Pope Francis prays the Angelus via video from his residence. After the message, he went to a window overlooking Saint Peter's Square and gave his blessing.

03/19/2020

Pope Francis called on Catholics to pray the Luminous Mysteries of The Rosary. Italian bishops asked that the faithful place either a white cloth or a candle in their windows and asking Saint Joseph, the protector of the Holy Family, to intercede for families and the end of the Coronavirus outbreak.

03/18/2020

Pope Francis weekly general audience from Vatican City on CatholicTV, on demand; OTT (over-the-top); America's Catholic Television Network.

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Pope Francis address at his weekly general audience, Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Dear Brothers and Sisters: In our continuing catechesis on the “Our Father”, we now consider the penultimate invocation: “Lead us not into temptation”. Here our dialogue with God enters into the drama of the battle between our freedom and the snares of the evil one. It is not easy to accurately capture the exact meaning of the original Greek, but we can certainly say that God does not seek to put temptations in our way. Both tribulation and temptation, moreover, are mysteriously present even in the life of Jesus, and this experience makes him completely our brother. In the desert and in the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus overcomes any temptation to abandon the Father’s will. When we in turn are tempted, we know that we are not alone: for Christ has already taken on himself the weight of our cross, calling us to carry it with him and to entrust ourselves to the Father’s faithful love.

 

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