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

(Pope Francis first speech as pope)


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Idolatry Indifference Sin

All relationships are broken and everything is ruined

By on October 31, 2020

When we think only of ourselves and our own interests and place ourselves in the center, when we permit ourselves to be captivated by the idols of Dominion and power, when we put ourselves in God’s place, then all relationships are broken and everything is ruined; then the door…


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Forgiveness Mercy Responsibility Sin

The Church does not exist to condemn people

By on October 31, 2020

To follow the way of the Lord, the Church is called on to pour its mercy over all those who recognize themselves as sinners, who assume responsibility for the evil they have committed, and who feel in need of forgiveness. The Church does not exist to condemn people but…


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Church Forgiveness Jesus Mercy

The Gospel of Mercy

By on October 31, 2020

Need to see this plea itself born of the liberating action of grace within each of us, and thus it is not a question of a mission reserved only for a few: “the church, guided by the gospel of mercy and by love for humankind, here’s the cry for…


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Change Desire Growth Joy Life

Joy is the ultimate pleasure

By on October 30, 2020

“When the search for pleasure becomes obsessive, it holds us in thrall and keeps us from experiencing other satisfactions. Joy, on the other hand, increases our pleasure and helps us find fulfillment in any number of things, even at those times of life when physical pleasure has ebbed.”
― Pope…


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Acceptance Church Forgiveness Healing Love

A church that goes forth

By on October 30, 2020

Church that goes forth towards those who are “wounded,” who are in need of an attentive ear, understanding, forgiveness, and love.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Acceptance Beliefs Change Courage Desire Faith Growth

The Need to Change

By on October 30, 2020

To be faithful, to be creative, we need to be able to change. Why must I change? So that I can adapt to the situations in which I must proclaim the gospel.
– Pope Francis


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Acceptance Change Grace Indifference Mercy

Never rejected the sinner

By on October 30, 2020

May the message of mercy reach everyone, and may no one be indifferent to the call to experience mercy. I direct this invitation to conversion even more fervently to those whose behavior distances them from the grace of God. I particularly have in mind men and women belonging to…


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Family Life Love Marriage Parenting Responsibility

The transmission of human life

By on October 30, 2020

“A child deserves to be born of that love, and not by any other means, for “he or she is not something owed to one, but is a gift”, which is “the fruit of the specific act of the conjugal love of the parents”. This is the case because,…


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Beliefs Faith Holy Spirit

Let us be infected by the holiness of God.

By on October 30, 2020

Let us be infected by the holiness of God.

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Environment

The unbridled exploitation of nature

By on October 29, 2020

“We are not God. The earth was here before and it has been given to us. This allows us to respond to the charge that Judeo-Christian thinking, on the basis of the Genesis account which grants man “dominion” over the earth, has encouraged the unbridled exploitation of nature by…

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Pope Francis Tweets

We need to look at our cities with a contemplative gaze, a gaze of faith which sees God dwelling in homes, on the streets and squares. This presence must be found, discovered. God does not hide himself from those who seek him with a sincere heart. #WorldCitiesDay