‘You are our last hope. We hope that you can save their lives. Please don’t let them die.’
‘Unfortunately, I won’t be able to stop among you due to my knee injury,’ the pope said.
The pope was speaking at his general audience in St. Peter’s Square.
The 85-year-old pope canceled his engagements the day before the audience due to knee pain.
The pope praised the book’s ‘valuable teaching on the alliance of the generations.’
It was the first Wednesday audience in St. Peter's Square since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pope described war as ‘a blasphemous betrayal of the Lord of Passover.’
The pope made the comments during a reflection on his recent trip to Malta at his weekly general audience.
The pope said that ‘the rhetoric of inclusion is the ritual formula of every politically correct discourse.’
The pope was speaking on the 21st day of the war in Ukraine.
The pope was speaking at his Wednesday general audience.
He said that idealized youth was ‘the dominant image of 20th-century totalitarianism.’
At the general audience, he concluded his 12-week catechesis on St. Joseph.
He said that the ethical principle ‘applies to everyone, not just Christians or believers.’
Pope Francis prayed for the Burmese people and for the success of the upcoming Winter Olympics during his general audience on Wednesday.
He encouraged parents to turn to St. Joseph for help, including those whose children are of ‘different sexual orientations.’
The pope made the comment at his general audience.
He led a moment’s silence at his general audience.
The general audience featured a circus performance.