"Let us begin this journey
of brotherhood in love, and mutual trust."

(Pope Francis first speech as pope)


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Forgiveness Mercy

God’s forgiveness never tires

By on October 17, 2019

“God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Compassion Economic Justice

Everything else that one owns belongs to the poor

By on October 17, 2019

“Pope Leo XIII, who taught that once the demands of necessity and propriety have been met, everything else that one owns belongs to the poor.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Faith Life Patience Success Trust

Patience is the key to finding the appropriate means

By on October 16, 2019

“I am always wary of the first decision, that is, the first thing that comes to my mind if I have to make a decision. This is usually the wrong thing. I have to wait and assess, looking deep into myself, taking the necessary time. The wisdom of discernment…


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Faith Idolatry Jesus Worship

What it means to be close to Christ

By on October 16, 2019

“This is what it means to be close to Christ. Abide in Jesus! This means remaining attached to him, in him, and with him, talking to him. Abide in Jesus!”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Acceptance Ecumenism Fellowship

Be inviting, not imposing

By on October 16, 2019

“Instead of imposing new obligations, (Christians) should appear as people who wish to share their joy, who point to a horizon of beauty and who invite others to a delicious banquet.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Family Forgiveness Growth Love Mercy Youth

The family is the hospital closest to us

By on October 16, 2019

“The family is the hospital closest to us: when someone is sick, they are cared for there, where possible. The family is the first school for children, it is the unwavering reference point for the young, it is the best home for the elderly. It is the first school…


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Faith Forgiveness People Sin

The Lord is faithful because he cannot deny himself

By on October 16, 2019

You will continue to be the chosen people and all your sins will be forgiven. So mercy is deeply connected to God’s faithfulness. The Lord is faithful because he cannot deny himself.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Beliefs Healing People

Humanity does not know how to cure its wounds

By on October 16, 2019

Why is humanity so in need of mercy? Because humanity is wounded, deeply wounded. Either it does not know how to cure its wounds or it believes that it’s not possible to cure them. Social ills or people wounded by poverty, social exclusion, or one of the many slaveries….


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Church

Church is based on Christ himself

By on October 15, 2019

Church that Christ willed, is not based on an idea; it is not based on a philosophy. It is based on Christ himself.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Unity

Walking with the People of God

By on October 15, 2019

“A pastoral presence means walking with the People of God, walking in front of them, showing them the way, showing them the path; walking in their midst, to strengthen them in unity; walking behind them, to make sure no one gets left behind, but especially, never to lose the…

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"I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink" (Mt 25,35). Today we ask for the grace of compassion and the capacity to share in the poverty of our brothers and sisters. #EndPoverty