Pope: works of mercy means sharing suffering of others
(Vatican Radio) Doing works of mercy doesn’t mean just giving coins to assuage our consciences. Rather, it means sharing in the suffering of others, even at personal cost to ourselves. That message was at the heart of Pope Francis’ homily on Monday morning at his regular Santa Marta Mass. Reflecting on the first reading from […]
Pope: true fasting is helping others
True fasting is helping your neighbour; while false fasting mixes religiosity with dirty deals and the bribes of vanity. That was the message of Pope Francis at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Friday. The readings of the day speak about fasting; that is, the Pope explained, “about the penance that we […]
ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL OF “CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS”
Dear Brothers and Sisters, I offer a cordial greeting to you, the members of the Representative Council and personnel of Caritas Internationalis. I am pleased to welcome you at the end of this, your institutional meeting, and, through you, to meet the entire family of the national Caritasorganizations and all those in your respective countries […]
Family, the sign of God’s mercy for the world and for the Church
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(Română) Președintele Caritas Moldova a devenit Cavaler al Ordinului Suveran de Malta
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