Tag: General audience

Pope says he’s saddened by ‘perfect’ Catholics who despise others

Pope says he’s saddened by ‘perfect’ Catholics who despise others

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 11, 2017 | 5 Comments

God did not choose perfect people to form his church, but rather sinners who have experienced his love and forgiveness, Pope Francis said.

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Pope: God promises the ‘impossible,’ asks people hope against all hope

Pope: God promises the ‘impossible,’ asks people hope against all hope

| Carol Glatz | March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hope is not built on people’s predictions, assurances or line of reasoning, Pope Francis said.

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Fix overcrowded prisons unfit for human life, pope says

Fix overcrowded prisons unfit for human life, pope says

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the wake of a deadly riot in a Brazilian jail, Pope Francis called for all prisons to offer dignified living conditions and be places for true rehabilitation.

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Mercy received must be mercy shared, pope says at audience

Mercy received must be mercy shared, pope says at audience

| Cindy Wooden | August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

God’s mercy is infectious and must be shared with others, Pope Francis said.

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Pope calls for prayers for Syria, children gone missing around world

Pope calls for prayers for Syria, children gone missing around world

| Carol Glatz | May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

“It is the duty of everyone to protect children, most of all those exposed to a high risk of exploitation, trafficking and deviant behaviors,” the pope said.

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God excludes no one from his love; offers mercy, not hate, pope says

God excludes no one from his love; offers mercy, not hate, pope says

| Carol Glatz | April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jesus brought humanity God’s merciful, saving love, not hatred and animosity, Pope Francis said.

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