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Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on October 16, 2020

“In a simple, direct, personal way he is presenting us with the reality of a God who does not condemn the world, but loves it more than it can believe or imagine (John 3:16–17). A God who can enter into the depths of our suffering is not repulsed by…


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Welcoming change

By on October 6, 2020

“Situations can change; people can change. Be the first to seek to bring good. Do not grow accustomed to evil, but defeat it with good.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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You bring the problems home to tame them

By on September 30, 2020

“laboratory. Ours is not a ‘lab faith,’ but a ‘journey faith,’ a historical faith. God has revealed himself as history, not as a compendium of abstract truths. I am afraid of laboratories, because in the laboratory you take the problems and then you bring them home to tame them, to paint…


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Go with him to the outskirts.

By on September 5, 2020

Starting anew with Christ means not being afraid to go with him to the outskirts.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Environment Renewal

A renewal of humanity itself

By on September 4, 2020

“There can be no renewal of our relationship with nature without a renewal of humanity itself.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’


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The creation of a new mindset

By on August 22, 2020

“You yourselves give them something to eat!” (Mark 6:37). This means working to eliminate the structural causes of poverty and to promote the integral development of the poor, as well as small daily acts of solidarity in meeting the real needs we encounter. Something more than a few sporadic…


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You have to trust God

By on July 6, 2020

“You can, you must try to seek God in every human life. Although the life of a person is a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.”
― Pope Francis, A Big Heart…


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Whenever Christians are enclosed in their groups

By on May 10, 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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The Church is made up of sinners

By on April 18, 2020

“You could say to me, “But the Church is made up of sinners; we see them every day.” And this is true: we are a Church of sinners. And we sinners are called to let ourselves be transformed, renewed, sanctified by God.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Resume your path

By on April 7, 2020

In order to obtain mercy you have to reach a point of “I can’t take it anymore!”  when you need to be understood, to be healed, to be made whole, forgiven. You need to get up again, to be able to resume your path.
– Pope Francis, The Name of…

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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.