» 09/15/2013, 00.00
Pope: mercy is "the true force that can save man and the world from the 'cancer' of sin
The Evil One is smart. He dupes us into thinking that human justice can save us and save the world. In fact, only God's justice can save us! And God's justice revealed itself on the Cross."
Pope: we contemplate the Father's heart, in the parable of the prodigal son
Benedict XVI says that the parable that reveals God as the Father of Mercy is the basis of our culture, art and civilization.
Pope: The Sacred Heart of Jesus, the mercy of God gives life to man, it raises us from the dead
At the Angelus Pope Francis recalls the popular devotion, but with a biblical basis, to the Sacred Heart, typical of June. The Sacred Heart "is not an imaginary symbol, it is a real symbol, which represents the center, the source from which the salvation for all humanity flowed." A greeting to the pilgrims from Mumbai (India). Yesterday, the pontiff telephoned 100 thousand pilgrims from Macerata at Loreto. "All of life is a pilgrimage.What is important is our encounter with Jesus in our life’s journey, our encounter with Him."
Pope: Let us make sure that the Gospel becomes ever more flesh in our own lives
At the Angelus, Pope Francis reiterates that to "know Jesus", we must " read a passage every day, a passage from the Gospel” so as “to open our hearts to Jesus, and make him known to others better.” The mystery of evil leads us to close “the door in the face of the Son of God” and let in evil who “lies in wait at our door”. We should entrust ourselves to Mary, Mother of Jesus and our mother whom we contemplate in the manger.
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Pope Francis:The Gospel of mercy, an open book to be written with concrete acts of love
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Before the Angelus prayer, Francis recalls his recent visit to Latin America: "The center of gravity was the Virgin of Guadalupe”. Special thanks to the Trinity for the meeting with Russian Patriarch Kirill: "A prophetic light of the Resurrection, of which today’s world has more need than ever. The Holy Mother of God will continue to guide the path of unity. " After the Angelus, a call for a moratorium on executions during the Holy Year. Those present in the square gifted the "Misericordina", a rosary and a picture of Jesus.
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