Pope Francis General Audience

POPE FRANCIS ON THE GOOD SAMARITAN, TRUE WORSHIP, LOVE OF ONE’S NEIGHBOR AND COMPASSION.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE GOOD SAMARITAN, TRUE WORSHIP, LOVE OF ONE’S NEIGHBOR AND COMPASSION.   Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the Zenit translation of the Pope’s General Audience today, April 27, 2016, at the St. Peter’s Square (Vatican).   In it the Pope stressed that we must have the same compassion as the good Samaritan and overcome our indifference towards the suffering of others, for ” true worship does not exist if it is not translated into service to one’s []

Pope Francis: APOLOGIZING AND FORGIVING STRENGTHEN AND UNITE THE FAMILY.


Pope Francis APOLOGIZING AND FORGIVING STRENGTHEN AND UNITE THE FAMILY. Dear friends, last Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, Pope Francis encouraged us to live the season of Lent as a privileged time to forgive those who have offended us and forget as well the injuries suffered, overcoming grudges but above all imitating God the Father who forgives and at the same time forgets our trespasses. With this advice, I remembered Pope Francis’ words pronounced in his General Audience last Nov. 4, 2015 when []

Pope Francis’ General Audience. ON THE ARROGANCE OF POWER, ABUSE OF AUTHORITY, POLITICS, SERVICE & GOD’S MERCY.


Pope Francis’ General Audience. ON THE ARROGANCE OF POWER, ABUSE OF AUTHORITY, POLITICS, SERVICE & GOD’S MERCY. Dear brethren in Christ, below you’ll find a ZENIT translation of Pope Francis’ address at this morning’s General Audience in St. Peter’s Square on Feb. 24, 2016. In it, Pope Francis underlined that: “Wealth and power are realities that can be good and useful to the common good, if put at the service of the poor and of all, with justice and charity. However, as []

POPE FRANCIS: GOD IS “MERCIFUL AND GRACIOUS, SLOW TO ANGER, AND ABOUNDING IN STEADFAST LOVE AND FAITHFULNESS (Ex 34:6).”


POPE FRANCIS: GOD IS “MERCIFUL AND GRACIOUS, SLOW TO ANGER, AND ABOUNDING IN STEADFAST LOVE AND FAITHFULNESS (Ex 34:6).”   Dear friends, below you have a ZENIT translation of Pope Francis’ address during  his General Audience last Jan. 13, 2016,  held in Paul VI Hall. I encourage you to bring it to your personal prayer for the profound knowledge and firm conviction of our God who is “MERCIFUL AND GRACIOUS, SLOW TO ANGER, AND ABOUNDING IN STEADFAST LOVE AND FAITHFULNESS (Ex 34:6)”  is Our []

Pope Francis: FAMILIES, TALK AND LISTEN TO ONE ANOTHER, ESPECIALLY AT THE DINNER TABLE.


Pope Francis: FAMILIES, TALK AND LISTEN TO ONE ANOTHER, ESPECIALLY AT THE DINNER TABLE. (Vatican Radio, Nov. 11, 2015) The fog in St Peter’s Square had just about cleared when Pope Francis arrived for his weekly General Audience. Continuing his catechesis on the family, the Holy Father’s main focus of attention on Wednesday was family togetherness. The Pope noted how sitting down together at the table for the family dinner, sharing a meal and the experiences of the day, was a fundamental []

Pope Francis: THE FAMILY, A GREAT TRAINING GROUND FOR SELF-GIFT AND MUTUAL FORGIVENESS.


Pope Francis: THE FAMILY, A GREAT TRAINING GROUND FOR SELF-GIFT AND MUTUAL FORGIVENESS. “May families rediscover the treasure of forgiveness” Dear friends, below you have Pope Francis’ Address on Nov. 4, 2015, during the General Audience where he tackled the indispensable attitude in family life and love among its members: FORGIVENESS. The main ideas of his address are as follows: The family is the place where we learn and teach how to give ourselves, forgive and apologize. In the same manner as []