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?
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