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POPE FRANCIS ON THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS


POPE FRANCIS ON THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS   Dear friends, here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave yesterday, Dec, 20, 2015 before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. Caps and bold letters mine. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, The Gospel for this Sunday of Advent highlights the person of Mary. We see her when, just after having conceived in faith the Son of God, she takes on the long []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE CHURCH: SHE MUST BE HUMBLE, POOR & TRUSTING IN THE LORD.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE CHURCH: SHE MUST BE HUMBLE, POOR & TRUSTING IN THE LORD Dear friends, in yesterday’s (Dec. 15, 2015) Santa Marta morning Mass homily, Pope Francis insisted that the Church’s mission is in following the Beatitudes, and that it must be humble, poor & trusting in the Lord. Nevertheless, this would only be possible if each Christian struggles to live the virtues of humility, poverty and trust in the Lord for evidently, the Church is composed of living stones: []