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Accepting others

By on March 23, 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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The tragedy of our age

By on March 21, 2020

“Pius XII, more than half a century ago, said that the tragedy of our age was that it had lost its sense of sin, the awareness of sin. Today we add further to the tragedy by considering our illness, our sins, to be incurable, things that cannot be healed…


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Change Forgiveness Mercy

This gesture is great in the eyes of God

By on March 21, 2020

For some people, either because of the condition in which they find themselves or because of the human drama they are living, a small step, a small change, means a great deal in the eyes of God.
Those who bring food and presents to their imprisoned sons or husbands, even…


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A house for everyone

By on March 20, 2020

“We all carry our sins with us. But the Lord wants to hear us say to him, “Forgive me, help me to walk, change my heart!” And the Lord can change your heart. In the Church, the God we encounter is not a merciless judge but is like the…


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Forgiveness Responsibility

Sorry for not repenting

By on March 19, 2020

When a person says “I am sorry that I am not sorry. Sorry for not repenting.” That sorrow is the opening.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Caressing the wounds of our sins

By on March 19, 2020

“God forgives not with a decree but with a caress. Jesus too goes beyond the law and forgives by caressing the wounds of our sins.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God is Mercy


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Our need for forgiveness and mercy

By on March 17, 2020

A shattered heart is the most pleasing gift to God. It is the sign that we are conscious of our sins, of the evil we have done, of our wretchedness, and of our need for forgiveness and mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy

We are the ones who do not know how to forgive

By on March 15, 2020

God forgives everyone, he offers new possibilities to everyone, he showers his mercy on everyone who asks for it. We are the ones who do not know how to forgive.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy

The name of God is mercy

By on March 12, 2020

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


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Forgiveness Healing Mercy Sin

Today people try to find salvation wherever they can

By on March 11, 2020

Pius XII, said that the tragedy of our age was that it had lost its sense of sin, the awareness of sin. Today we add further to the tragedy by considering our illness, our sins, to be incurable, things that cannot be healed or forgiven. We lack the actual…

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But you, Lord, will not leave us at the mercy of the storm. Tell us again: “Do not be afraid” (Mt 28:5). And we, together with Peter, “cast all our anxieties onto you, for you care about us” (cf. 1 Pet 5:7). w2.vatican.va/conten…