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Pope: Lent, a time to become Christian again
Ash Wednesday was at the heart of the reflections of Benedict XVI who made a call for the “rediscovery of Baptism”, to live Lent as a “renewed catechumenate” to learn to “seek God” as Mother Teresa did, who used to say “my all in all”.
15/03/2016 17:26:00 VATICAN
Pope: Mother Teresa to be proclaimed saint on 4 September, in Rome
Francis’ decision came in today’s ordinary public consistory for the canonisation of the blessed. The life of the "little sister" devoted to the poorest of the poor went from a shack in a Kolkata slum to a Nobel Peace Prize and global reach of the Missionaries of Charity.
Pope: "Deus caritas est", all love comes from God and leads to him
Benedict XVI's first encyclical stresses that it was God to love first. When eros is concerned first for the other before oneself it becomes agape. The service of charity is intrinsic to the nature of the Church, but must be "for all", be able to come "from the heart", be independent of ideologies and not have ulterior motives. The example of Mother Teresa.
"Deus caritas est": God's eros and agape, medicine for the world
26/08/2010 VATICAN - INDIA
Message from Pope: Mother Teresa, an "inestimable gift" for the Church and the world
The message from Benedict XVI for the centenary of the birth of the Blessed was read this morning by Mgr. Lucas Sirkar during mass celebrated in the chapel of the Motherhouse of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta.
The Pope's Angelus address: "Imitate Mother Teresa, an example of active and often heroic charity".
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