Posts Tagged ‘Missionaries of mercy’

Pope tells Missionaries of Mercy to bring back lost sheep

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Pope Francis has laid out his vision of re-evangelisation in the 21st century, stating that the “club of judgement” will not bring back the lost sheep. Francis told hundreds of priests who are to serve as “Missionaries of Mercy” during the jubilee year that holiness of life is the principle of renewal and reform in Read more

Applications sought for holy year Missionaries of Mercy

Friday, August 21st, 2015

The Vatican is now taking applications from priests who want to be ‘missionaries of mercy’ for the upcoming jubilee Year of Mercy. In Misericordiae Vultus, promulgated in April, Pope Francis stated that the missionaries of mercy would be granted “the authority to pardon even those sins reserved to the Holy See”. These sins include desecration Read more