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“The Lord has a great dream which, with your help, he wants to come true!”
“So when we hear tell of the birth of Christ, let us be silent and let the Child speak”
“Indifference to God, to one’s neighbor and to the environment are linked to one another and fuel each other and, therefore, can only be opposed with an answer that addresses them all together, namely, with a renewed humanism, which puts the human being again in a correct relation with the Creator, with others and with Creation”
Here is a ZENIT translation of the Holy Father’s interview with Catholic weekly magazine, ‘Credere,’ an official Jubilee publication.
–Q: Holy Father, now that we are about to begin the Jubilee, can you explain what movement of the heart drove you to highlight precisely the subject of mercy? What urgency…
Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis’ address during his meeting with the Muslim community in the Central Mosque of Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui this morning:
Dear Muslim friends, leaders and followers of Islam,
It is a great joy for me to be with you and I thank yo…
“Dear young people, the most precious good which we can have in this life is our relationship with God. Are you convinced of this?”
“We must fall in love with Jesus again every day, and give ourselves anew to Him. ”
The churches in certain parts of the world are too empty on Sunday morning, and pastors from those regions wonder what can be done about it. Well, one prelate, who comes from a continent where empty churches is not the problem — Africa — says there is a way that he thinks will fill them.
In an exclusive interv…