“It cannot be maintained that empirical science provides a complete explanation of life, the interplay of all creatures and the whole of reality.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’
Why does God never tire of forgiving us? Because he is God, because he is mercy, and because mercy is the first attribute of God. The name of God is mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy
“See everything; turn a blind eye to much; correct a little.”
― Pope Francis, A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis
“rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name” of Jesus.
– Pope Francis
“What a beautiful truth of faith this is for our lives: the mercy of God! God’s love for us is so great, so deep; it is an unfailing love, one which always takes us by the hand and supports us, lifts us up and leads us on.”
― Pope Francis,…
“Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor. God’s voice is no longer heard; the quiet joy of his love is no longer felt, and the desire to do good fades.”
When I think or hear it said that many Christians are persecuted and give their lives for their faith, does this touch my heart or not?
– Pope Francis
Jesus demonstrates God’s love, a new season now begins; she is reborn in love to a new life.
~ Pope Francis
Starting anew with Christ means not being afraid to go with him to the outskirts.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy