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"Choices are an essential part of life"

In his 31 August general audience, Pope Francis began a new cycle of catechesis on discernment, a demanding exercise that involves knowledge, experience, emotion, and the will.

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"The best of life is yet to come"

In his 24 August general audience, Pope Francis concluded his catechesis on old age, speaking about our Lady's Assumption into heaven.

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"Old age must bear witness"

In his 17 August general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on old age, reflecting on the special vocation of the elderly.

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"We are apprentices of life"

In his 10 August general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on old age with a reflection about hopeful waiting and old age as a time projected toward fulfillment.

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"We must face up to our errors and sins"

In his 3 August general audience, Pope Francis reflected on his recent apostolic journey to Canada.

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Apostolic Journey to Canada

Pope Francis is making an apostolic visit to Canada from 24 to 29 July. With links to all the homilies and addresses.

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Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

Homily of Pope Francis on 29 June at Mass and Blessing of the Sacred Pallium for the New Metropolitan Archbishops on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles.

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"Embrace your vocation with faithful love"

Homily of Pope Francis on 25 June at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the 10th World Meeting of Families, which closes the Year of the Family in the Church.

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"The tenderness of the elderly can give love freely"

In his 8 June general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the elderly, speaking about the special tenderness they can show in their love.

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Mary, Mother of the Church

The Monday after Pentecost is now the feast of the memorial of Mary, "Mater Ecclesiae." Some texts from Pope Francis and Saint Josemaria to help us appreciate this liturgical feast.

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