Violence

POPE FRANCIS ON THE GOOD SAMARITAN, TRUE WORSHIP, LOVE OF ONE’S NEIGHBOR AND COMPASSION.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE GOOD SAMARITAN, TRUE WORSHIP, LOVE OF ONE’S NEIGHBOR AND COMPASSION.   Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the Zenit translation of the Pope’s General Audience today, April 27, 2016, at the St. Peter’s Square (Vatican).   In it the Pope stressed that we must have the same compassion as the good Samaritan and overcome our indifference towards the suffering of others, for ” true worship does not exist if it is not translated into service to one’s []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN LAHORE, PAKISTAN.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN LAHORE, PAKISTAN   After the Regina Caeli, the Holy Father prayed for the victims of the terrorist attack on Sunday in Lahore, Pakistan, in which more than 70 people were killed: Dear Brothers and Sisters, yesterday, in central Pakistan, Holy Easter was bloodied by an abominable attack, that caused the slaughter of many innocent people, for the most part families of the Christian minority — especially women and children — gathered in a public park []

BEWARE OF ENVY AND ITS EVIL CONSEQUENCES! RATHER, HUMBLY REJOICE IN THE GOOD OF OTHERS!


BEWARE OF ENVY AND ITS EVIL CONSEQUENCES! RATHER, HUMBLY REJOICE IN THE GOOD OF OTHERS!   The meme you see is Léon Cogniet’s painting on the “Massacre of the Innocents (1824)”, which as we all know, was the result of Herod’s greed and envy towards the Child Jesus who had just been born and regarded by the Magi as the King of Israel. In his morning Mass at Santa Marta last January 21, Pope Francis said that those who have the sin []

FOLLOW GOD’S EXAMPLE. Respect the Right of Each Person to Religious Freedom!


FOLLOW GOD’S EXAMPLE. Respect the Right of Each Person to Religious Freedom! God came into the world in peace as a newborn babe. He did not impose Himself to men. He did not employ violent means. He wants us to accept and love Him freely. HENCE, ALL HUMANITY MUST IMITATE GOD’S RESPECT FOR THE FREEDOM OF EACH PERSON. VIOLENCE AND COERCION ARE ABSOLUTELY INCOMPATIBLE WITH LOVE OF GOD AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM! Dear friends, let us pray for the enlightenment and change of []