09/02/2016, 12.05
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Pope to AsiaNews Symposium: Let the example of Mother Teresa bring Christ to the center of everyone’s life

The telegram signed by Cardinal Parolin, for the meeting organized by AsiaNews: "With the intercession of Mary, may devotees of Mother Teresa, imitating her apostolic zeal, implement the Revolution of Tenderness begun by Jesus Christ with his special love to the little ones"

 

Rome (AsiaNews) - May Mother Teresa's life " help bring Christ increasingly to the center of life and to live of his Gospel freely in the continuous exercise of works of mercy, to be builders of a better future, illuminated by the splendor of the Truth ". This is Pope Francis’ hope expressed in the telegram, signed by Cardinal Parolin, sent to the Symposium 2016 organized by AsiaNews on the theme: "Mother Teresa, mercy for Asia and for the world". Below the full text of the telegram.

Rev. Father Bernardo Cervellera

Editor of AsiaNews - PIME

On the occasion of the International Symposium dedicated to the Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, as an icon of Mercy for Asia and the world, organized by the AsiaNews agency, in the context of the special Jubilee of Mercy and the imminence of the canonization of religious, the Holy Father Pope Francis sends his cordial and good wishes, praying that the example of life of Blessed, as a privileged witness of charity and generous attention to the poor and to the least, help bring Christ increasingly to the center of life and to live of his Gospel freely in the continuous exercise of works of mercy, to be builders of a better future, illuminated by the splendor of the Truth.

His Holiness invokes the heavenly intercession of the Virgin Mary, Mother of all comfort to devotees of Mother Teresa, so that imitating her apostolic zeal, they can implement the Revolution of Tenderness begun by Jesus Christ with his special love to the little ones.

And while asking for your prayers in support of his Petrine ministry, he cordially imparts to you, the organizers, the speakers and to all present the implored Apostolic Blessing.

From the Vatican, September 2, 2016

Card. Pietro Parolin

Secretary of State of His Holiness

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