Tag: Humble

When devil is unleashed, humility is the only weapon, pope says

When devil is unleashed, humility is the only weapon, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

When unjustly insulted and accused, Jesus showed his power and authority not by admonishing others but by being humble and meek, Pope Francis said.

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Pope: Jesus amazed because he was humble, helpful, not a hypocrite

Pope: Jesus amazed because he was humble, helpful, not a hypocrite

| Carol Glatz | January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus astonished people with the way he taught and interacted with others because he wasn’t aloof, domineering or hypocritical, Pope Francis said in a homily.

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Overheard – December 19, 2013

Overheard – December 19, 2013

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Being humble, in fact, doesn’t mean being unhappy with oneself or recognizing one’s wretchedness, or, to some extent, one’s own smallness. It’s looking at God first before oneself and measuring the abyss that separates the finite from the infinite. The more people see this, the more they become humble.”

— Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the papal household, giving the second of his 2013 Advent reflections to the pope and his closest aides Dec. 13

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Minnesotans from Argentina feel ‘blessed’

Minnesotans from Argentina feel ‘blessed’

| Susan Klemond and Dave Hrbacek | March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Pope Francis first appeared on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica, Alejandra Hall was surprised to recognize a fellow Argentinian who used to regularly celebrate Mass and hear confessions at a cathedral located a few blocks from her childhood home in Buenos Aires.

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Seminarian’s long wait at St. Peter’s Square rewarded

Seminarian’s long wait at St. Peter’s Square rewarded

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

WHEN THE WHITE SMOKE APPEARED: I was in St. Peter’s Square; I had been in the square for nearly two hours (with the Bernardi Study-Abroad program of the University of St. Thomas) by the time the smoke went up. . . .

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Not liberal, not conservative: simply Catholic

Not liberal, not conservative: simply Catholic

| March 20, 2013 | 7 Comments

Meeting with journalists a few days after his election, Pope Francis talked about how difficult it is for the media to cover the Church as a spiritual institution. Many reporters, it seems, fail to understand that a conclave is more about prayer than politicking, more about responding to the promptings of the Holy Spirit than what the latest polls may show.

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