Tag: Wednesday Audience

Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Procuring an abortion is wrong, inhumane and like hiring a hit man “to fix a problem,” Pope Francis said.

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Love breaks chains of slavery to sin, pope says

Love breaks chains of slavery to sin, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Only true love for God and neighbor can destroy the chains of greed, lust, anger and envy that enslave humankind, Pope Francis said.

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Idolatry of wealth, beauty demands a costly sacrifice, pope says

Idolatry of wealth, beauty demands a costly sacrifice, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Idolatry is a human inclination that spares neither believers nor atheists and deprives people of life and love in exchange for slavery to unfulfilled dreams, Pope Francis said.

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Mary teaches people to hope in life’s darkest moments, pope says

Mary teaches people to hope in life’s darkest moments, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mary, like many mothers throughout the world, is an example of strength and courage in accepting new life and in sharing the suffering of their children, Pope Francis said.

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Even complaining to God is a form of prayer, pope says

Even complaining to God is a form of prayer, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

To complain to God in moments of doubt and fear like Abraham did is not something bad but rather is a form of prayer that requires the courage to hope beyond all hope, Pope Francis said.

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Amid the darkness, hold fast to light of hope, pope says

Amid the darkness, hold fast to light of hope, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Christian hope is not the same as being optimistic about the future, but is knowing that whatever dark or frightening things are going on in one’s life, God is there offering protection and light, Pope Francis said.

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True Christian charity is more than just making donations, pope says

True Christian charity is more than just making donations, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

While donation campaigns and charitable contributions for the needy are important, true Christian charity involves a more personal touch, Pope Francis said.

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Pope: Anyone one who repents, desires God’s embrace can be saved

Pope: Anyone one who repents, desires God’s embrace can be saved

| Carol Glatz | September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The church is not just for people who are good, who think they’re good or pretend to be good, it is for everyone, especially the bad because the church is mercy, Pope Francis said.

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Christians aren’t greater than God, must forgive as he does, pope says

Christians aren’t greater than God, must forgive as he does, pope says

| Carol Glatz | September 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

God wants people to be merciful, which means forgiving others and giving freely with love, Pope Francis 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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Pope Francis celebrates the Church as loving ‘mamma’

Pope Francis celebrates the Church as loving ‘mamma’

| Francis X. Rocca | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis gave pilgrims attending his weekly public audience Sept. 11 what he called a “homework assignment” to find out the date they were baptized and celebrate it every year.

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