Episodes

03/6/2019

Pope Francis teaches about the faith each week at his Wednesday audience.

03/6/2019

On Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis leads a procession from Saint Anselm's Basilica to Basilica of Saint Sabina in Rome, where he presides at Mass on the first day of Lent.

03/3/2019

Pope Francis prays the Sunday Angelus with the faithful gathered in Saint Peter's Square.

02/27/2019

Pope Francis teaches about the faith each week at his Wednesday audience.

 

02/24/2019

Pope Francis prays the Sunday Angelus with the faithful gathered in Saint Peter's Square.

02/24/2019

Sunday press conference from the Protection of Minors in the Church summit at the Vatican.

 

02/24/2019

Pope Francis gathers Catholic church leaders at the Vatican for the Protection of Minors in the Church summit. The Holy Father celebrates closing Mass in Sala Regia. Homilist: Archbishop of Brisbane Mark Coleridge.

02/23/2019

Pope Francis gathers Catholic church leaders to the Vatican for the Protection of Minors in the Church summit. Dr. Valentina Alazraki addresses the meeting.

02/23/2019

Pope Francis gathers Catholic church leaders to the Vatican for the Protection of Minors in the Church summit. 

Pentitential liturgy on day three where church leaders examined their consciences and confessed their sins.

02/23/2019

Saturday press conference from the Protection of Minors in the Church summit at the Vatican.

  • Father Frederico Lombardi
  • Sister Veronica Openibo
  • Archbishop Charles Scicluna
  • Cardinal Reinhard Marx
02/23/2019

Pope Francis gathers Catholic church leaders at the Vatican for the Protection of Minors in the Church summit. Archbishop of Munich Reinhard Mark addresses the meeting.

02/23/2019

Pope Francis gathers Catholic church leaders at the Vatican for the Protection of Minors in the Church summit. Saturday opening prayer, then Sr. Veronica Openibo addresses the gathering.

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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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