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01/8/2020

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

01/6/2020

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica for the Epiphany of the Lord.

01/5/2020

Recitation of the Angelus prayer led by Pope Francis from Saint Peter’s Square.

01/1/2020

Pope Francis leads the recitation of the Angelus prayer with the faithful in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. Before praying, the pope apologized for slapping a woman's hand on New Year's Eve.

01/1/2020

From Saint Peter’s Basilica, Mass presided by Pope Francis on the occasion of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God and World Day for Peace.

12/31/2019

From Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vespers of the Feast of Saint Mary, Most Holy Mother of God and Te Deum of Thanksgiving at year’s end with Pope Francis presiding.

12/29/2019

Recitation of the Angelus prayer led by Pope Francis from Saint Peter’s Square.

12/25/2019

Pope Francis offers his Christmas blessing from the Vatican.

12/24/2019

Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. 

12/21/2019

Pope Francis offers Christmas greetings with Vatican employees and their families in the Paul VI Audience Hall.

12/18/2019

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

12/15/2019

Pope Francis celebrates Simbang Gabi (Mass of the Night) for the Filipino community in Saint Peter's Basilica.

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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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