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The “Misericordina” Becomes “Plus”

The Pope hands out a new version of his recommended “spiritual medicine” in Rome to heal wounded hearts and souls “Lent is a good time to travel a path of conversion that has mercy at its center. Because of this, I’ve decided to give to those who are here in the Piazza a ‘spiritual medicine’ called [...]

By |2016-04-01T16:52:31+00:00Apr 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Giving of Our Riches to Share With the Poor

“If the jubilee doesn’t reach pockets, it isn’t a jubilee. Have you understood? And this is in the Bible! This Pope doesn’t invent it: it’s in the Bible. Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning and a good Lenten journey! It is good and also significant to have this Audience precisely on this Ash Wednesday. We begin [...]

By |2016-02-10T17:02:56+00:00Feb 10th, 2016|Categories: Wednesday Audience|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

On the Evangelization of the Poor: "It is He Who was made poor in order to enrich us with His poverty"

Dear brothers and sisters, good day! In the Gospel of today, Luke the evangelist, before presenting the programmatic discourse of Jesus at Nazareth, briefly summarizes the work of evangelization. It is a work that He accomplishes with the power of the Holy Spirit: His word is original, because it reveals the sense of the Scripture; it [...]

By |2016-01-24T18:58:51+00:00Jan 24th, 2016|Categories: Angelus|Tags: , , , , , , |

On "The Gift of a Poor Heart"

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning... on such a beautiful, sunny day! The Gospel passage of this Sunday is composed of two parts: one that describes how not to be followers of Christ; the other proposes an ideal model of a Christian. Let's start first: what not to do. In the first part, Jesus criticizes the [...]

By |2015-11-08T14:39:29+00:00Nov 8th, 2015|Categories: Angelus|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |