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Acceptance Change Grace Indifference Mercy

Never rejected the sinner

By on October 22, 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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Acceptance Love

They are all loved by God

By on October 22, 2020

The love of God exists even for those who are not disposed to receive it. They are all loved by God, they are in need of blessing. Be tender with these people. Do not push them away.
– 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 21, 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 Forgiveness Jesus Mercy Sin

Jesus came for the sinners

By on October 17, 2020

Mercy is the divine attitude which embraces, it is God’s giving himself to us, accepting us, and bowing to forgive. Jesus said he came not for those who were good but for the sinners.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Acceptance Compassion Truth

Turning a blind eye

By on October 11, 2020

“See everything; turn a blind eye to much; correct a little.”
― Pope Francis, A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis


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Acceptance Marriage Patience Tolerance

Accepting one another

By on October 8, 2020

“Living together is an art. It’s a patient art, it’s a beautiful art, it’s fascinating.”
― Pope Francis


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Acceptance Ecumenism Fellowship

Be inviting, not imposing

By on October 8, 2020

“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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Acceptance Compassion Forgiveness Judgement Love Mercy

Accepting others

By on October 3, 2020

“If our hearts are closed, if our hearts are made of stone, the stones find their way into our hands and we are ready to throw them.”
― Pope Francis


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Acceptance Fellowship Freedom Growth

Open yourselves in the charity of understanding

By on October 2, 2020

What does having inner freedom mean? First, being free from personal projects. Free from the possibility of planning your future or from the prospect of staying for any length of time in a place of “your own” pastoral action. It means, making yourself free also with regard to the…


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Acceptance Communication Compassion Failure Forgiveness Healing Love Marriage Patience

Remain with someone who has faltered along the way

By on October 1, 2020

“Often it is better simply to slow down, to put aside our eagerness in order to see and listen to others, to stop rushing from one thing to another and to remain with someone who has faltered along the way.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the…

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I unite myself to the pain of the families of the students barbarically killed in #Kumba, #Cameroon. May God enlighten hearts, so that similar acts may never be repeated! I send my affection to the families and all Cameroon, and I invoke the comfort that only God can give.