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"Look within and fan the embers of faith"

In his 14 February general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about acedia, or sloth.

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Message from the Pope for Lent 2024

The Holy Father encourages us to meditate prayerfully on the journey from slavery to freedom as we prepare for Holy Week. "In Lent, to act also means to pause: to pause in prayer, in order to receive the word of God, to pause like the Samaritan in the presence of a wounded brother or sister."

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"Faith casts out fear"

In his 7 February general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about sorrow or "worldly grief."

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"We are all sinners, we are all indebted"

In his 31 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about wrath.

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"He could have been a source of blessing to many"

In his 24 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about avarice.

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"Lust seeks only shortcuts"

In his 17 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about lust.

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Resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins on 18 January, culminating in the feast of the conversion of St. Paul on 25 January. Here are daily meditations and several other articles and stories related to the Octave for Christian Unity.

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"We are made to be Eucharistic, to give thanks"

In his 10 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about gluttony.

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"Lord, do not turn away from me"

In his 3 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about spiritual struggle.

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Message for the 57th World Day of Peace

In his message for the World Day of Peace on 1 January 2024, Pope Francis speaks about artificial intelligence and peace.

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