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

(Pope Francis first speech as pope)


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Beliefs Compassion Love Mercy

God is concerned for us

By on February 26, 2021

“I have observed the misery of my people. I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them… So I will send you” (Exodus 3:7 – 8, 10). He is concerned for their needs.

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Faith Jesus Love

Jesus gave himself up to death voluntarily

By on February 25, 2021

He does not, of course, conceal his deep human distress as he faces a violent death, but with absolute trust he commends himself to the father. Jesus gave himself up to death voluntarily in order to reciprocate the love of God the father, in perfect union with his will,…


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Change Love Sin

The problem is not in being sinners

By on February 25, 2021

“The problem is not in being sinners, the problem is when we don’t let ourselves be transformed in love by the encounter with Christ.”
― Pope Francis, Encountering Truth: Meeting God in the Everyday


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Truth

Seeking truth

By on February 25, 2021

“Where there is truth, there is also light, but don’t confuse light with the flash.”
― Pope Francis


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Forgiveness Sin

Forgiven for his many sins

By on February 25, 2021

“Standing before you is a man who has been forgiven for his many sins.”
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

The way in which God forgives

By on February 25, 2021

“Mercy, does not erase sins.” What erases sins is “God’s forgiveness.” But mercy is the way in which God forgives.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Mercy Sin

Being loved forever despite our sinfulness

By on February 25, 2021

Mercy:  the bridge that connects God and man, opening our heats to the hope of being loved forever despite our sinfulness.

~ Pope Francis


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Mercy

WHAT do you need in order to obtain mercy?

By on February 24, 2021

“WHAT do you need in order to obtain mercy? Is it necessary to have a certain predisposition?  The first thing that comes to mind is the phrase “I can’t take it anymore!” You”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Church

A closed church that betrays her own identity

By on February 24, 2021

The firm consciousness of being sent – sent by Jesus – of being missionary, bearing the name of Jesus by her prayer, proclaiming an end testifying to it. A church that is closed in on herself and in the past, a church that only sees the little rules of…


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Mercy

A Christian must necessarily be merciful

By on February 24, 2021

“Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful  Can there be a Christian who isn’t merciful?  No.  A Christian must necessarily be merciful, because this is the center of the Gospel.

~ Pope Francis

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Pope Francis Tweets

During the Season of #Lent, the Holy Spirit drives us too, like Jesus, into the desert (Mk 1:12-15). It is not a physical place, but rather an existential dimension in which we can be silent and listen to the word of God, so that a true conversion might be effected in us.