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Compassion Jesus

Jesus, the good Shepherd

By on July 29, 2021

Jesus, the good Shepherd, does not humiliate or abandon people to remorse.

– Pope Francis


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Compassion Love

Compassion and how we treat others

By on July 29, 2021

“We have only one heart, and the same wretchedness which leads us to mistreat an animal will not be long in showing itself in our relationships with other people. Every act of cruelty towards any creature is contrary to human dignity.”
― Pope Francis, Laudato Si’: On the Care…


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Compassion Disability Healing Humility Jesus Love Renewal Repair Shame

Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on July 28, 2021

“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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Compassion Family Growth Love People

The home is a crucial place in life

By on July 27, 2021

Home – familiar flavor, which recalls warmth, affection, and the love that can be felt in a family. Hence the home represents the most precious human treasures: encounter, relations among people who are different in age, culture, and history, but who live together and help one another to grow….


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Beliefs Communication Compassion Economic Justice Environment Fellowship People Unity

For the sake of protecting nature

By on July 27, 2021

“The majority of people living on our planet profess to be believers. This should spur religions to dialogue among themselves for the sake of protecting nature, defending the poor, and building networks of respect and fraternity.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’


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Compassion Love Mercy

Misericordia

By on July 24, 2021

Misericordia – Opening one’s heart to wretchedness.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Compassion Economic Justice Environment

Our world has a grave social debt towards the poor

By on July 21, 2021

“Even as the quality of available water is constantly diminishing, in some places there is a growing tendency, despite its scarcity, to privatize this resource, turning it into a commodity subject to the laws of the market. Yet access to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human…


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Compassion Family Fellowship Sacraments

World Youth day 2016 – The Lord has called us together

By on July 19, 2021

The Lord has called us together. Our response to a world at war has a name: its name is fraternity, its name is brotherhood, its name is communion, its name is family.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Compassion Economic Justice

People are thrown aside as if they were trash

By on July 15, 2021

If there are children in so many parts of the world to have nothing to eat, that is not news; it seems normal. It cannot be so! That some homeless people should freeze to death on the street – this doesn’t make news. On the contrary, when the stock…


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Compassion Economic Justice

Sharing one’s wealth with the poor

By on July 12, 2021

“Not to share one’s wealth with the poor is to steal from them and to take away their livelihood. It is not our own goods which we hold, but theirs. – St John Chrysostom”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel

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