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Change Idolatry Life Pessimism

God’s voice is no longer heard

By on October 25, 2020

“Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor. God’s voice is no longer heard; the quiet joy of his love is no longer felt, and the desire to do good fades.”
― Pope…


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Courage Faith Inspiration Pessimism Success

Confidence is the key to success

By on October 24, 2020

“If we start without confidence, we have already lost half the battle and we bury our talents.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Change Church Communication Encouragement Growth Judgement People Pessimism Truth

Christians enclosed in their groups

By on October 19, 2020

Whenever we Christians are enclosed in our groups, our movements, our parishes, and the same thing happens to us that happens to anything close: when a room is closed, it begins to get dank. If a person is closed up in that room, he or she becomes ill! Whenever…


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Joy Love Pessimism

Christians cannot be pessimists!

By on September 26, 2020

“Christians cannot be pessimists! They do not look like someone in constant mourning. If we are truly in love with Christ and if we sense how much he loves us, our hearts will “light up” with a joy that spreads to everyone around us.”
― Pope Francis, The Church…


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Beliefs Church Faith Idolatry Indifference Jesus Judgement People Pessimism Unity

Christians, be a little bit more normal

By on September 3, 2020

“How many times do we hear: ‘Come on, you Christians, be a little bit more normal, like other people, be reasonable!’ This is real snake charmer’s talk: ‘Come on, just be like this, okay? A little bit more normal, don’t be so rigid …’ But behind it is this:…


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Beliefs Grief Pessimism

The devil takes advantage to isolate us

By on August 28, 2020

The sentiments and attitudes, the enemy, the devil, takes advantage to isolate us in bitterness, complaint, and despair.

– Pope Francis


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Acceptance Beliefs Inspiration Pessimism

The Lord has redeemed all of us

By on August 5, 2020

“The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ, all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone! ‘Father, the atheists?’ Even the atheists. Everyone! We must meet one another doing good. ‘But I don’t believe, Father, I am an atheist!’ But do good: we…


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Communication Judgement Pessimism

On being pessimistic and judgemental

By on July 13, 2020

“…I think that we succumb to attitudes that do not permit us to dialogue: domination, not knowing how to listen, annoyance in our speech, preconceived judgments and so many others.”
― Pope Francis, On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith, Family, and the Church in the Twenty-First Century


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Beliefs Faith Indifference Pessimism

Lacking faith

By on April 7, 2020

“someone doesn’t want to carry the cross, I don’t know what she’s still doing in the convent.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy

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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.