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

(Pope Francis first speech as pope)


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Jesus Lifestyle

World Youth day 2016 – Jesus is not…

By on October 25, 2021

Jesus is not the Lord of comfort, security and ease.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Beliefs Environment

The unbridled exploitation of nature

By on October 25, 2021

“We are not God. The earth was here before and it has been given to us. This allows us to respond to the charge that Judeo-Christian thinking, on the basis of the Genesis account which grants man “dominion” over the earth, has encouraged the unbridled exploitation of nature by…


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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Prayer Sin

How can I be a good confessor?

By on October 25, 2021

How can I be a good confessor?
A priest needs to think of his own sins, to listen with tenderness, to pray to the Lord for a heart as merciful as his, and not to cast the first stone because he, too, is a sinner who needs to be forgiven….


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Compassion Mercy Sin

Their fall could have been mine

By on October 25, 2021

Prisoners of Bolivia, even Saint Peter and Saint Paul had been prisoners. I have a special relationship with people in prisons, deprived of their freedom. I have always been very attached to them, precisely because of my awareness of being a sinner. I always think: Why them and not…


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Change Idolatry Life Pessimism

God’s voice is no longer heard

By on October 25, 2021

“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 Jesus

We must obey God rather than human beings

By on October 25, 2021

“We must obey God rather than human beings.” And they remain undeterred even when flogged, ill treated, and imprisoned. Peter and the apostles proclaim courageously, fearlessly, what they have received: the gospel of Jesus. And what about us? Are we capable of bringing the word of God into the…


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Change Mercy Sin

Listen to the cry of innocent people

By on October 24, 2021

This is the opportune moment to change our lives! This is the time to allow our hearts to be touched! When faced with evil deeds, even in the face of serious crimes, it is the time to listen to the cry of innocent people who are deprived of their…


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Beliefs Church Communication Faith Inspiration Jesus

The church is Catholic because she is universal

By on October 24, 2021

Second… The church is Catholic because she is universal: she is spread abroad through every part of the world, and she proclaims of the Gospel to every man and to every woman. The church has no limits; she is sent to the totality of the human race. And the…


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Forgiveness Mercy

God forgives

By on October 24, 2021

“God forgives not with a decree but with a caress.”
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Mercy

a journey that begins with a spiritual conversion

By on October 24, 2021

How the Church might make clear its mission of being a witness to mercy.  It is a journey that begins with a spiritual conversion.

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Pope Francis Tweets

I express my closeness to the thousands of migrants, refugees in Libya: I never forget you; I hear your cries and pray for you. We are all responsibile for these our brothers and sisters, who have been victims of this serious situation for too many years. Let us #PrayTogether.