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05/26/2019

Pope Francis recites the Regina Coeli prayer with the faithful gathered in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

 

05/23/2019

From Saint Peter's Basilica:

Pope Francis presides at this Catholic Mass to mark the Opening of the General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis at the Vatican.

 

05/22/2019

Pope Francis' weekly general audience from Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

05/19/2019

Pope Francis prays the Regina Coeli prayer with the faithful in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

05/15/2019

Pope Francis weekly general audience from Saint Peter's Square.

05/12/2019

Pope Francis prays the Regina Coeli prayer with the faithful in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

05/12/2019

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on World Day for Vocations and ordains 19 new priests from Italy, Japan, Peru and Haiti.

05/8/2019

Pope Francis weekly general audience from Saint Peter's Square.

05/7/2019

Pope Francis meets with priests, their families, and religious from the Cathedral in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia.

 

05/7/2019

Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to the Republic of North Macedonia

Holy Mass from Macedonia Square in Skopje

05/7/2019

Pope Francis visits the Presidential Palace in North Macedonia.

05/7/2019

Pope Francis visits the birthplace of Saint Mother Teresa in Skopje, North Macedonia.

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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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