Pope: May the Jubilee be a time to rediscover, proclaim, build hope

Pope Francis calls Christians to be builders of hope as he celebrates Vespers after presiding at the ceremony to officially proclaim the Jubilee of 2025.

09 May 2024
By Linda Bordoni “Christian hope gives us the courage to build a fraternal and peaceful world when it seems barely worth the effort,” Pope Francis said as he encouraged the faithful to rejoice in the gift of the resurrection and “see the promise of good at times when evil seems to prevail.”   The reality of Christian hope was at the heart of the Pope’s homily as he celebrated Second Vespers on the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord in St. Peter’s Basilica following a ceremony in ...
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