As is the case every summer, Pope Francis takes a break from his public meetings: his weekly Wednesday morning General Audiences are suspended throughout July.
The weekly Audiences will resume in August in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, rather than in St. Peter’s Square due to Rome’s intense heat.
The Pope’s morning Masses in the chapel of his residence Casa Santa Marta, are also suspended until September. Francis will celebrate Mass in private and the Vatican will not publish the content of his daily homilies.
Despite his ‘break’, the Pope will continue to give his Angelus address each Sunday at noon. He will