Pope Francis meeting with the young people in the Piazza Politeama in Palermo.


Pope Francis celebrates the final Mass for the 2018 World Meeting of Families in Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland.


Pope Francis visits the Marian Shrine at Knock, Ireland. He prays the Angelus with and speaks to the thousands gathered.


Pope Francis takes part in the Festival of Families in Dublin's Croke Park Stadium, part of World Meeting of Families 2018 in Ireland. 


Pope Francis visits Saint Mary's Pro Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland.


Pope Francis meets with Irish political leaders and dignitaries at Dublin Castle in Ireland.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Saint Peter's Basilica and ordains several new priests.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Saint Peter's Square for Divine Mercy Sunday.


The Chrism Mass, celebrated by Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Basilcia at the Vatican, on Holy Thursday, March 29, 2018.


Pope Francis leads ecumenical Holy Vespers from Saint Paul's outside the Walls Basilica in Rome on the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul for the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.



Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass for the Canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Saint Peter's Square.


Pope Francis presides at a prayer vigil on the eve of Divine Mercy Sunday in Saint Peter's Square. April 2, 2016, the 11th anniversary of Pope Saint John Paul II’s death.



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.