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Wednesday General Audience

From morning until night, many made their way to the Cathedral to see the relics of St. Padre Pio. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Live Mass: 7:00 a.m. Thursday, May 26 Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains Live Mass: Sixth Sunday of Easter May 22, 2022, 11:45 a.m.: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. Pope Francis General Audience Pope Francis Regina Coeli

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Apr 27, 2022 / 04:10 am Pope Francis urged Catholics on Wednesday to rediscover a book of the Bible that offers “valuable teaching on the alliance of the generations.” In his general audience address on April 27, the pope praised the Book of Ruth’s positive depiction of relations …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 26, 2022 / 04:28 am At the beginning of the Catholic Church’s day of prayer for peace in Ukraine, Pope Francis made an earnest appeal to those in power: “Please, no more war.” “I invite you to pray for peace in Ukraine and to …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 5, 2022 / 04:20 am Pope Francis said on Wednesday that it is a civilizational loss when dogs and cats replace children in society, encouraging couples to “take the risk” to become parents. “The other day, I was talking about the demographic winter that …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 23, 2021 / 06:35 am At his general audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis warned against preachers who sow division and mistrust online. “There is no shortage of preachers who, especially through the new means of communication, can disturb communities. They present themselves not primarily …

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Mar 10, 2021 / 03:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Monday that he was looking forward to resuming his general audiences with the presence of the public as soon as COVID-19 conditions allow. Until 2020, Francis had met with the public almost every Wednesday …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Feb 3, 2021 / 04:10 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said on Wednesday that it is essential for Christians to participate in the liturgy and the sacraments to encounter the Real Presence of Jesus. “Every time we celebrate a baptism, or consecrate the bread and …

Vatican City, Jan 27, 2021 / 03:50 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said on Wednesday that commemorating the Holocaust means to be aware that “these things can happen again.” Speaking at the end of his general audience, the pope noted that Jan. 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, …

Vatican City, Dec 16, 2020 / 04:30 am MT (CNA).- People who pray for others are like God’s antennas, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday. In his address Dec. 16, the pope insisted that those who seek solitude and silence to intercede for others are not evading reality. …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Dec 2, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Wednesday that God does not wait for us to stop sinning to start loving us, but always holds out hope for the conversion of even the most hardened sinner. “There is no sin that …