S+L logo

A defining speech by Pope Francis at Pentecost Vigil

May 25, 2013
On Saturday, May 18, 2013 Pope Francis celebrated the Pentecost Vigil in St. Peter's Square with 200,000 representatives from the different ecclesial movements.  During the celebration, the Pope discussed 1) his faith journey, 2) the new challenges of evangelization, 3) becoming a church for the poor, and 4) Christian witness.  Together they comprise what is arguably the most defining speech of his pontificate to date.  See them all here:
Question 1: What was your faith journey like?
 
Question 2: What are the challenges of evangelization today?
 
Question 3: How can we be a poor church that is for the poor?
 
Question 4: How can we support our persecuted Christian brothers and sisters around the world?
Related posts
Today, Pope Francis celebrated the 25th anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination as the auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires in 1992. And to celebrate the milestone, he presided over a mass in the Pauline ...read more
Pope Francis’ Homily for 25th Anniversary of His Episcopal Ordination
FacebookTwitter
Pope Francis presided over a Mass in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace, concelebrated with Cardinals present in Rome, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination. Belo ...read more
Interested in Women Deacons? Read what Sebastian Gomes recently wrote on this topic. And the two interviews with Phyllis Zagano: Subject Matters and Witness with Fr. Rosica Either the Church ordains w ...read more
Earlier today, Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to the north of Italy to honor two 20th-century parish priests whose commitment to the poor, challenged many of the faithful to, “step outside their ...read more
Let us love, not with words but with deeds
FacebookTwitter
Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the First World Day of the Poor 19 November 2017 Let us love, not with words but with deeds 1.“Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in dee ...read more