Number of articles: 343

"God relies on our redeemed weakness"

In his 19 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, speaking about the tenderness of his fatherhood.

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"Jesus worked, and learned this craft from St Joseph"

In his 12 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph the carpenter.

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Saint Joseph, Jesus' foster father

"I pray that no one feel deprived of the bond of paternal love." In his 5 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, Jesus' foster father.

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"The daily life of every person requires courage"

In his 29 December general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, describing him as a persecuted and courageous migrant.

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Letter from Pope Francis to Married Couples

This letter, signed by the Holy Father in Saint John Lateran on December 26, is addressed to husbands and wives around the world in the "Amoris Laetitia" Year of the Family. Pope Francis encourages them to continue to walk in "the strength of Jesus’ faithful love," with the help of St. Joseph and the Virgin Mary.

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"Lord, teach me to seek you"

In his final general audience before Christmas, Pope Francis spoke about the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.

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Saint Joseph, Man of Silence

In his 15 December general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, stressing the role of silence in his life.

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"Let us seek ever greater fraternity and full unity"

From 2-6 December, Pope Francis is making an apostolic journey to Cyprus and Greece. With links to all of his addresses and homilies.

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"We need to move from infatuation to mature love"

In his 1 December general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, speaking about his role as "Mary's betrothed spouse."

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Pope Francis Receives the Prelate in Audience

At 9.15 am today, Pope Francis welcomed Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, Prelate of Opus Dei, accompanied by the Auxiliary Vicar, Monsignor Mariano Fazio.

From the Prelate