The credibility of Christianity is undermined by pastors and faithful who preach one thing and do another, Pope Francis said.
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…its [the Church's] evangelization should extend “to the peripheries, not only geographically, but also the existential peripheries: the mystery of sin, of pain, of injustice, of ignorance and indifference to religion, of intellectual currents, and of all misery.”
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