“Let us ask Saints Cyril and Methodius, apostles of the Slavs, that we may be instruments of ‘freedom in charity’ for others,” Pope Francis said at today’s general audience.
At the opening of the General Assembly of the Synod, Pope Francis warned against a vision made up of “human strategies, political calculations or ideological battles.”
In his weekly audience, Pope Francis recalled that “the Mediterranean is the cradle of civilization and a cradle is for life! It is not tolerable that it become a tomb, neither should it be a place of conflict.”
In his weekly audience, Pope Francis highlights the apostolic zeal of St. Daniel Comboni, who sought to engage and empower Africans as “subjects” of mission.
So many people complain and say that everything is going wrong. But that’s not what the Christian is called to do; instead, he is called to deal with it, to get his or her hands dirty.
Pope Francis’ weekly address calls believers to bear our daily crosses with patience and hope in the example of St. Káteri Tekakwitha, the first native North American woman to be canonized.
Pope Francis: Our Lady of Guadalupe spoke to Juan Diego in his own language. That’s what Mary does for us too.
Francis' weekly address calls believers to draw from Our Lady of Guadalupe to evangelize with courage given from the Mother.