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Modern-day leeches

There is a correct relationship that a Christian should have with money, with wealth. This was the focus of Pope Francis’ reflection during Mass at Santa Marta on Thursday, 19 May, wherein he denounced modern slavery and those who, taking advantage of widespread unemployment exploit people, forcing them to accept unfair contracts. Such traffickers “fatten themselves [...]

The desire to climb

There is a temptation that “divides and destroys the Church”: the “worldly thirst for power”, envy and the desire “to climb higher”. Pope Francis remarked on this temptation during Mass at Santa Marta on Tuesday morning, 17 May. This temptation, he explained, is a response to worldly thinking, while Jesus, on the other hand, speaks of [...]

On Meeting God’s Tenderness

The Gospel of this Sunday from St. Luke speaks of the call of Jesus’ first disciples (Lk 5:1-11). The event takes place in a context of everyday life: there are some fishermen on the shore of Lake Galilee, who, after working the night before without catching anything, are washing and putting their nets in order. Jesus [...]

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