February 15, 2012. During the pope's general audience, he spoke to some 6,000 pilgrims in the Vatican's Paul VI Audience Hall. He focused his catechesis on the last words of Jesus before dying on the Cross: “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing”.
Before this window, millions of people have cheered, sung and prayed year after year, generation after generation. It's the Pope's studio window, which is a short distance from his bedroom. Pope John XXIII began a tradition where every Sunday the Angelus is led from here.
June 28, 2012. (Romereports.com) (General Audience. September 3, 2008) Today’s catechesis focuses on Saint Paul’s conversion. In the Acts of the Apostles, Saint Luke recounts for us the dramatic episode on the road to Damascus which transformed Paul from a fierce persecutor of the Church into a zealous evangelizer.