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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)
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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

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 29, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- After nine weeks of public general audiences, Pope Francis’ weekly gathering will again take place behind closed doors, the Vatican said Thursday. The decision to move back to a livestream-only format was made after at least one

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Sep 16, 2020 / 05:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Wednesday led a moment of silent prayer for Fr. Roberto Malgesini, a 51-year-old priest who was stabbed to death in Como, Italy, Sept. 15. “I join in the pain and prayers of his family members

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Sep 2, 2020 / 04:50 am MT (CNA).- In his first Wednesday audience with pilgrims since Italy’s lockdown, Pope Francis called for solidarity to reawaken unity and bring God’s love to a suffering world. “In the midst of crises and storms, the Lord challenges us