"Let us begin this journey
of brotherhood in love, and mutual trust."

(Pope Francis first speech as pope)


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Compassion Jesus

An act of compassion

By on November 26, 2021

The women who go to the tomb of Jesus with spices to anoint his body (see Luke 24:1-3). They go to perform an act of compassion, a traditional act of affection and love for a dear departed person, just as we would.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Compassion Economic Justice

Lack of compassion in the news

By on November 26, 2021

“How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure but it is news when the stock market loses two points?”
― Pope Francis


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Communication Sin Unity

Conflict over unity

By on November 26, 2021

“The media’s way of putting things, in black and white, is a sinful tendency that always favors conflict over unity.”
― 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 Fellowship Love

Let us remain with Christ

By on November 26, 2021

“Let us remain with Christ—abiding in Christ—and let us always try to be one with him. Let us follow him; let us imitate him in his movement of love, in his going forth to meet humanity. Let us go forth and open doors. Let us have the audacity to…


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Beliefs Faith Jesus

God calls everyone

By on November 26, 2021

“God makes Himself felt in the heart of each person. He also respects the culture of all people…God is open to all people. He calls everyone. He moves everyone to seek Him and to discover Him through creation.”
― Pope Francis, On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith,…


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Holy Spirit Jesus

Life truly inspired by God

By on November 26, 2021

We must learn from Mary, we must relive her “yes,” her unreserved readiness to receive the son of God in her life. Through the Holy Spirit, the father and the son take up their abode with u we live in God and of God. Yet is our life truly…


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Jesus Love

The presence of God’s love

By on November 25, 2021

“Jesus has no house, because his house is the people; it is we who are his dwelling place; his mission is to open God’s doors to all, to be the presence of God’s love.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Jesus Judgement Mercy Sin

Jesus goes beyond the law

By on November 25, 2021

“And so Jesus, who wanted “to be alone with the woman and speak to her heart,” answered, “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” And then “they went away one by one” Then came the moment “of Jesus…


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Faith Inspiration Jesus Love

The love of God

By on November 25, 2021

“Among other words used in ordinary conversation, could never hear “the love of God” without a kind of transformation within himself. For immediately upon hearing “the love of God,” he would become excited, stirred, and inflamed, as though an inner chord of his heart had been…


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Communication Environment

Two separate crises

By on November 25, 2021

“We are faced not with two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather with one complex crisis which is both social and environmental.”
― Pope Francis, Laudato Si — On Care for Our Common Home

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The prayer of adoration is the prayer that makes us recognize God as the beginning and the end of all of History. And this prayer is the living flame of the Spirit that gives strength to witness and to mission.