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October 22: Saint John Paul II

We offer here the homilies given by his successors at his funeral Mass, beatification Mass, and canonization.

From the Church and the Pope

"Freedom grows with love"

In his 20 October general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians, speaking about the freedom of Christians.

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Pope Francis: Address to the Campus Bio-medico University in Rome

"Blessed Alvaro del Portillo encouraged you to place yourselves every day at the service of the human person in his or her entirety. I thank you for this, it is very pleasing to God." Address by Pope Francis on 18 October to respresentatives from the Campus Biomedico University in Rome.

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Christian Freedom, Universal Leaven of Liberation

In his 13 October general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians, speaking about the meaning of Christian freedom.

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“A synodal Church sheds light on the Petrine primacy"

As the Church begins two years of reflection on the synodal process, Pope Francis stressed the need for unity in his address to the Saint Irenaeus Joint Orthodox-Catholic Working Group.

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"The Mosaic law remains an irrevocable gift from God"

In his 29 September general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians, speaking about the meaning of justification.

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A Double Thanksgiving, Close to the Pope and Saint Josemaría

After his pastoral trips in August to various European countries, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz celebrated two Masses in the prelatic church of Our Lady of Peace to give thanks for two special anniversaries. Pope Francis sent him a letter on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of his ordination as a priest.

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"The path of humble and selfless love"

In his 22 September general audience, Pope Francis spoke about his recent trip to Budapest and Slovakia.

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Apostolic Journey to Hungary and Slovakia

On 14 September in Košice, Slovakia, Pope Francis met with 20,000 young people and families, urging them to take love seriously as both a gift and responsibility.

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"Rediscover the beauty of being children of God"

In his 8 September general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians, stressing that Christ has enabled us to truly become God's children.

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