Theme of Pope's general audience: 'Deliver us from evil' (Vatican News)
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 Pope Francis devoted most of his 2018 Wednesday general audiences to the sacraments and the commandments (April 11 —November 28) and the Lord’s Prayer (beginning December 5). In his 2019 audiences, he has continued to reflect on the Our Father. The May 15 catechesis took place in St. Peter’s Square (video).
Pope Francis has given eight migrant children a ride in his popemobile around St Peter's Square during his weekly audience. The children recently arrived in Italy and hail from Syria, Nigeria and Congo.
According to Reuters, Pope Francis has broken with tradition and appointed women to a key Vatican department. Three nuns and one laywoman have been appointed as councilors in the office of synods. The..