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04/8/2018

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

03/29/2018

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

01/25/2018

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.

 

09/4/2016

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

04/2/2016

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.

09/27/2015

Pope Francis greets the organizing committee and World Meeting of Families volunteers, and departs from Philadelphia at the Philadelphia International Airport.

09/27/2015

Pope Francis meets with bishops taking part in the World Meeting of Families at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia.

09/26/2015

Pope Francis meets with the Hispanic community and other immigrants at Independence Mall in Philadelphia to discuss religious freedom.

09/26/2015

Pope Francis arrives at the International Airport of Philadelphia.

09/26/2015

Pope Francis leaves New York bound for Philadelphia.

09/25/2015

Pope Francis rides through Central Park during his visit to New York City.

09/25/2015

Pope Francis visit to the headquarters of the United Nations. The pope blessed the U.N. staff and layed a wreath for workers who have died in service. The Holy Father then delivered a speech to the 193-member general assembly.

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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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