Pope at General Audience: Lord’s prayer confronts full range of evil
Pope Francis waves to the crowds at the General Audience (Vatican Media)
Pope Francis focuses his catechesis at the Wednesday General Audience on the final petition of the Lord’s prayer, saying Jesus is at our side to deliver us from all manner of evil.
May 15, 2019
“Christian prayer does not close its eyes on life,” said Pope Francis. “It is a filial prayer, not an infantile one.”
The Holy Father made those remarks in the catechesis portion of his weekly General Audience.
Reflecting on the final petition of the Lord’s prayer, he said Jesus invites us to ask God to “deliver us from evil”