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Beliefs Church Compassion Faith

Living in charity

By on February 23, 2020

Sanctity does not consist especially in doing extraordinary things, and allowing God to act. It is the meeting of our weakness with the strength of his grace, it is having faith in his action that allows us to live in charity, to do everything with joy in humility, for…


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Compassion Unity

The throwaway culture

By on February 23, 2020

“No amount of ‘peace-building’ will be able to last, nor will harmony and happiness be attained, in a society that ignores, pushes to the margins, or excludes a part of itself; it loses something essential. We must never, never allow the throwaway culture to enter our hearts! … No…


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Compassion Economic Justice

Sharing one’s wealth with the poor

By on February 22, 2020

“Not to share one’s wealth with the poor is to steal from them and to take away their livelihood. It is not our own goods which we hold, but theirs. – St John Chrysostom”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Compassion Jesus Mercy

Proof of God’s Love

By on February 21, 2020

Merciful like the Father.  In mercy, we find proof of how God loves us.  He gives his entire self, always, freely, asking nothing in return.

Pilgrimage represents the journey each of us makes in this life.  Life itself is a pilgrimage, and the human being is a viator, a pilgrim…


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Abuse Church Compassion Faith Family

Question of suffering

By on February 21, 2020

It is said to find a privatize church out of selfishness or lack of faith. When I hear that so many Christians in the world are suffering, and my indifferent, or is it as if one of my family were suffering?

– Pope Francis


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Compassion Economic Justice

People are thrown aside as if they were trash

By on February 21, 2020

If there are children in so many parts of the world to have nothing to eat, that is not news; it seems normal. It cannot be so! That some homeless people should freeze to death on the street – this doesn’t make news. On the contrary, when the stock…


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Compassion Love

Compassion and how we treat others

By on February 20, 2020

“We have only one heart, and the same wretchedness which leads us to mistreat an animal will not be long in showing itself in our relationships with other people. Every act of cruelty towards any creature is contrary to human dignity.”
― Pope Francis, Laudato Si’: On the Care…


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Compassion Mercy

Those closest to the edge have the most to teach us.

By on February 18, 2020

“We look to Christ, who reveals to us the face of God, the father of mercies. To look to Christ is to look to the poor. To reach out to the poor is to reach out and touch the flesh of Christ. From those “on the edges” we have…


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Acceptance Compassion Economic Justice Faith Jesus

Society’s most neglected members

By on February 16, 2020

“Our faith in Christ, who became poor, and was always close to the poor and the outcast, is the basis of our concern for the integral development of society’s most neglected members.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Acceptance Compassion Freedom Hope Life People Responsibility

Expectations for the future

By on February 14, 2020

To see a ray of hope as well in the eyes and hearts of refugees and all those who have been forcibly displaced – a hope that is expressed in expectations for the future, in the desire for friendship, in the wish to participate in the host society through…

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