“We were created with a vocation to work. The goal should not be that technological progress increasingly replace human work, for this would be detrimental to humanity. Work is a necessity, part of the meaning of life on this earth, a path to growth, human development and personal fulfillment….
“A child deserves to be born of that love, and not by any other means, for “he or she is not something owed to one, but is a gift”, which is “the fruit of the specific act of the conjugal love of the parents”. This is the case because,…
There is one body, that of Christ, that we perceive in the Eucharist; and one Spirit, the Holy Spirit, who enlivens and constantly re-creates the church; one hope, eternal life; one faith, one baptism, one God and father of us all (Eph. 4:4 –6).
– Pope Francis
He always takes the first step. Jesus lived at the daily reality of the most ordinary people: he was moved; he wept; called a publican to be his disciple; he also suffered betrayal by a friend. In him God has given us this certitude that he is with us,…
Preach the gospel, and if necessary use words preaching with your life, with your witness. Inconsistency on the part of pastors and the faithful between what they say and what they do, between word and manner of life, is undermining the church’s credibility. But all this is possible only…
Over the centuries, the church conserves this precious treasure, which is sacred Scripture, doctrine, the sacraments, the Ministry of pastors, so that we can be faithful to Christ and share in his very life. It is like a river coursing through history, developing, irrigating; but running water always comes…
“It is not ‘progressive’ to try to resolve problems by eliminating a human life.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel
“Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or a secondary aspect of our Christian experience.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’
When we are paralyzed, we miss the magic of encountering others, making friends, sharing dreams, walking at the side of others.
~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016
“Certain truths in life can only be seen with eyes cleansed by tears.”
― Pope Francis