Episodes

01/26/2019

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with priests, consecrated persons, and members of lay movements gathered in Panama for World Youth Day at Cathedral-Basilica Santa Maria la Antigua in Panama.

01/26/2019

Pope Francis at the vigil with young people at World Youth Day in Campo San Juan Pablo II, Panama City.

01/25/2019

Stations of the Cross for World Youth Day with Pope Francis at Panama City's Campo Santa Maria la Antigua.

01/25/2019

Pope Francis presides over the Official Welcome and Opening Ceremony of World Youth Day 2019 at the Santa Marta La Antigua Field in Panama City.

01/24/2019

Meeting of Pope Francis with Central American bishops in the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Panama City.

 

01/24/2019

Meeting of Pope Francis with government authorities, the diplomatic corps, and representatives of civil society in the Bolivar Palace, Panama City.

01/20/2019

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

 

01/16/2019

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

01/13/2019

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican for the feast of the Baptism of the Lord.

01/13/2019

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

01/9/2019

Pope Francis teaches about the Catholic Faith at his weekly general audience. 

01/7/2019

Pope Francis holds his annual new year's audience with Vatican diplomats. This speech has come to be known informally as his state of the world address.

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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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