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Do I increase harmony?

By on November 29, 2021

“Let each one ask him- or herself today, “Do I increase harmony in my family, in my parish, in my community, or am I a gossip? Am I a cause of division or embarrassment?” And you know the harm that gossiping does to the Church, to the parishes, the…


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Recognizing oneself as a sinner is a grace

By on November 27, 2021

Even recognizing oneself as a sinner is a grace, the most one can say is: I am limited. But recognizing oneself as a sinner is something else. It means standing in front of God, with our miseries, our sins.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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How to give a good confession

By on November 12, 2021

How to give a good confession?
Look earnestly at himself and his sin.
Feel like a sinner, so that he can be amazed by God.
To recognize our need, our emptiness, our wretchedness. We cannot be arrogant.

– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Christian persecution

By on November 11, 2021

When I think or hear it said that many Christians are persecuted and give their lives for their faith, does this touch my heart or not?

– Pope Francis


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The grace to recognize ourselves as sinners

By on November 10, 2021

Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin, out of the abyss of evil into which we have fallen. We need only be conscious of our state, be honest with ourselves, and not lick our…


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Truth leads to humility

By on November 6, 2021

Truth leads to humility.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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World Youth day 2016 – The interior struggles that each of us carries

By on October 28, 2021

Let us place before the Lord our own “battles”, the interior struggles that each of us carries in his or her heart.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Sin can lead to corruption

By on October 23, 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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Priority of life

By on October 17, 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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Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on October 6, 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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Tomorrow I will go to Cyprus and Greece to visit the dear populations of these countries rich in history, spirituality and civilization. It will be a journey to the sources of apostolic faith and fraternity among Christians of various confessions. Accompany me with your prayer!