Holy Spirit

Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass at romes st peter damiani parish may 21 2017 credit screenshot ctv cna Always act with gentleness and respect, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, May 21, 2017 / 11:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During a visit to a Roman parish Sunday, Pope Francis repeated his frequent condemnation of...

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Thumbnail pillars credit brandon bourdages shutterstock cna Archbishop to public officials: Rely on the Holy Spirit

Washington D.C., Oct 3, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amidst the current environment of “political polarization,” one archbishop exhorted...

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Thumbnail pope francis in st peters square for the jubilee of mercy audience june 18 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna Don't be held back: Pope calls Christians to be set ablaze by the Holy Spirit

Vatican City, Aug 14, 2016 / 03:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church does not need “cold or lukewarm Christians” who are held back by fear, Pope...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during the wednesday general audience on april 23 2014 credit kyle burkhart cna 2 cna 4 23 14 1 Gift of knowledge attunes us to vision of God, pope says

During his general audience address Pope Francis spoke on the Holy Spirit’s gift of knowledge, explaining that it enlightens our human perspective...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience may 21 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 8 cna 5 21 14 Gift of piety fosters fraternal solidarity, pope says

In his weekly general audience Pope Francis reflected of the gift of piety, explaining that it is not just a superficial feeling, but rather a...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets the faithful at st stanislaus parish in rome on may 4 2014 credit lauren cater cna 3 cna 5 5 14 Have a firm heart fixed on the Holy Spirit, Pope affirms

In his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on the various challenges St Paul faced in his ministry, explaining that it was only possible for him to...

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Thumbnail pope francis preaches the pentecost homily in st peters basilica on june 8 2014 credit daniel ibez cna cna Holy Spirit enlivens Church, preaches Pope on Pentecost

On the feast of Pentecost, Pope Francis focused his homily and Angelus address on the work of the Holy Spirit in guiding and giving life to the...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with seminarians from the pontifical roman universities on may 12 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna cna 1 Holy Spirit is what keeps the Church going, Pope reflects

In his daily homily Pope Francis recalled the conversion of the first pagans to Christianity, explaining that the Holy Spirit brings us beyond our...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with students in paul vi audience hall on may 31 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 4 cna 5 31 14 1 How do we praise God? Pray like Saint Paul, Pope Francis says

In his homily on Thursday, Pope Francis said no one has the strength to be a Christian without the Holy Spirit, and encouraged attendees to imitate...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square for the italian sporting centers celebration of sports june 7 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 7 cna 6 7 14 Pope: Fear of the Lord an alarm reminding us of what's right

During his general audience Pope Francis spoke on the Holy Spirit’s gift of Fear of the Lord, saying it does not mean we should be afraid of God,...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during the wednesday general audience on april 23 2014 credit kyle burkhart cna 2 cna 4 23 14 Pope Francis: gift of counsel illuminates the will of God

During his weekly general audience address Pope Francis reflected on the Holy Spirit’s gift of counsel, explaining that through it we learn to be...

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Thumbnail pope francis laughing outside of st peters basilica during the general audience on april 1 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 4 1 15 3 Pope Francis: the Holy Spirit makes Jesus' teaching come to life

On the solemnity of Pentecost Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit, rather than giving a new message, brings Jesus’ timeless teachings to life and...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during his general audience on may 14 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna cna Pope: Gift of fortitude not just for 'extraordinary circumstances'

During his weekly general audience address Pope Francis spoke on the gift of fortitude, explaining that it helps us to remain faithful not only...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square before the wednesday general audience on october 2 2013 credit elise harris cna 7 cna 10 2 13 1 Pope: Holy Spirit's gift of understanding enlightens minds

Pope Francis explained that the Holy Spirit’s gift of understanding allows Christians to obtain “intimacy with God” and helps them understand...

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Thumbnail pope francis prays with journalists on the papal flight august 2014 credit alan holdren cna 1 Pope laments recent violence in Syria, renews call for dialogue

Pope Francis on Sunday decried the resurgence of violence in Syria in recent days, especially in Aleppo, and renewed the call to bring about peace...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during his oct 29 2014 general audience credit daniel ibez cna 2 Pope: Spend a lot of time looking in the mirror? You might be a narcissist

In his homily Friday Pope Francis cautioned against the narcissism of those who close their hearts out of fear, insecurity or vanity, saying that...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square after the wednesday general audience may 7 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 3 cna 5 7 14 1 Pope warns against closed-mindedness of 'intellectual aristocracy'

In his daily Mass Pope Francis cautioned against those who seek to understand the faith only with the intellect, explaining this attitude closes...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during his general audience on may 14 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna cna 1 Pope warns against superficial peace that rusts and fades away

In his daily homily Pope Francis cautioned attendees not to place their security in the worldly peace of wealth, vanity or power, but rather in...

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