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Forgiveness Mercy Patience

He does not tire of forgiving us

By on July 26, 2021

God’s face is the face of a merciful father who is always patient.  He always has patience with us, he understands us, he waits for us, he does not tire of forgiving us if we are able to return to him with a contrite heart.  A little mercy makes…


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Acceptance Forgiveness Jesus Mercy Sin

Jesus came for the sinners

By on July 22, 2021

Mercy is the divine attitude which embraces, it is God’s giving himself to us, accepting us, and bowing to forgive. Jesus said he came not for those who were good but for the sinners.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness

If the Lord did not forgive

By on July 22, 2021

“If the Lord did not forgive everything, the world would not exist.”
~ Pope Francis


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Church Forgiveness Mercy Sin

The Church calls everyone

By on July 19, 2021

“The Church, which is holy, does not reject sinners; she does not reject us all; she does not reject us because she calls everyone, welcomes them, is open even to those furthest from her; she calls everyone to allow themselves to be enfolded by the mercy, the tenderness, and…


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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

I tried to forgive a great deal

By on July 18, 2021

When I heard confessions, I always thought about myself, about my own sins, and about my need for mercy, and so I tried to forgive a great deal.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy

God doesn’t forgive with a decree but with a caress

By on July 18, 2021

Mercy is a great light of love, of tenderness.  God doesn’t forgive with a decree but with a caress.  He forgives by caressing the wounds caused by our sins, in forgiveness, involved in our salvation.

~ Pope Francis


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Acceptance Church Forgiveness Healing Love

A church that goes forth

By on July 17, 2021

Church that goes forth towards those who are “wounded,” who are in need of an attentive ear, understanding, forgiveness, and love.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Faith Forgiveness People Sin

The Lord is faithful because he cannot deny himself

By on July 16, 2021

You will continue to be the chosen people and all your sins will be forgiven. So mercy is deeply connected to God’s faithfulness. The Lord is faithful because he cannot deny himself.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

The way in which God forgives

By on July 15, 2021

“Mercy, does not erase sins.” What erases sins is “God’s forgiveness.” But mercy is the way in which God forgives.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Humility Mercy Scandal Sin

Sin can lead to corruption

By on July 15, 2021

The repentant sinner, who sins again and again because of his weakness will find forgiveness if he acknowledges his need for mercy. The corrupt man is the one who sins but does not repent, and it is this double life that is scandalous. The corrupt man does not know…

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