Posts Tagged ‘Angelus address’

Other people’s differences are an occasion to love better

Thursday, March 23rd, 2023

We should treat other people’s physical and social differences as a chance to love better, not as an inconvenience, Pope Francis said on Sunday. After leading the Angelus with the 25,000-strong crowd in St Peter’s Square, he reflected on the day’s Gospel, which recounts Jesus’s miraculous healing of the blind man. Pointing out the different Read more

Pope: True faith known by sincerity of heart, not hypocrisy of appearances

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Christians must strive for a sincere faith that seeks to serve others rather than to exploit the weakest for personal gain, Pope Francis said. Addressing pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square Nov 7 for his Sunday Angelus address, the pope warned the faithful to be on guard “against hypocrisy, which is a dangerous illness of Read more

Pope creates distance between himself and CDF’s “can’t bless sin”

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
Pope distancing from CDF

Vatican sources said they believe Pope Francis was distancing himself from a recent Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) statement in his Angelus of March 21. The CDF Responsum said priests could not give blessings to same-sex unions because “God cannot bless sin”. The statement has caused an outcry from LGBT+ Catholics and Read more

Faith wobbles sometimes says Pope

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

While everyone experiences faith-shaking trials, asking for God’s help is the key to survival says Pope Francis. “When we have strong feelings of doubt and fear and we seem to be sinking, (and) in life’s difficult moments when everything becomes dark, we must not be ashamed to cry out like Peter, ‘Lord, save me,’” he Read more