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Change Compassion Forgiveness Mercy Sin

He is always waiting for you

By on January 17, 2021

“Well! Father, I am a sinner; I have tremendous sins. How can I possibly feel part of the Church?” Dear brother, dear sister, this is exactly what the Lord wants, that you say to him, “Lord, here I am, with my sins.” Is one of you here without sin?…


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Compassion Economic Justice

People are thrown aside as if they were trash

By on January 12, 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 Fellowship Hope Humility Jesus Mercy Responsibility

Priority of life

By on January 12, 2021

“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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Compassion Healing Prayer Youth

World Youth day 2016 – The sufferings of all the victims…

By on January 11, 2021

Dear friends, I ask that we join in prayer for the sufferings of all the victims of war and for the many families of beloved Syria and other parts of our world.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Compassion Jesus

An act of compassion

By on January 11, 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 January 11, 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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Acceptance Compassion Forgiveness Judgement Love Mercy

Accepting others

By on January 10, 2021

“If our hearts are closed, if our hearts are made of stone, the stones find their way into our hands and we are ready to throw them.”
― Pope Francis


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Compassion Love

Compassion and how we treat others

By on January 9, 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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Church Compassion Forgiveness Jesus Mercy Sin

A church where the love of God dwells

By on January 7, 2021

A church that calls a welcome sinners with open arms, that gives courage and hope, or are we church closed in on herself? Are we a church where the love of God dwells, where one cast for the other, where one prays for the other?

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Compassion Faith Jesus

Our faith in Christ

By on January 6, 2021

Our faith in Christ, who became poor, and was always close to the poor and the outcast, is the basis of our concern for the integral development of societies most neglected members.

– Pope Francis

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The world’s faith depends on #ChristianUnity; in fact, the Lord asked that we be one “so the world might believe” (Jn 17:21). The world will not believe because of our convincing arguments, but because we have borne witness to that love that unites us and draws us near. #Prayer