Monthly Archive: January 2016

Jan 18

Pope Francis & Interfaith Dialogue

I trust that this Jubilee year celebrating the mercy of God will foster an encounter with… other noble religious traditions; may it open us to even more fervent dialogue so that we might know and understand one another better; may it eliminate every form of closed-mindedness and disrespect, and drive out every form of violence …

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Jan 14

Influenced by a “Bad” Example

“As the Father loves, so do his children. Just as he is merciful, so we are called to be merciful to each other.”  Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus You may have read in the news recently that Pope Francis has a new book out.  It is called “The Name of God is Mercy.” Towards the beginning …

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Jan 05

Vessels of Mercy

“In this Jubilee Year, may the Church echo the word of God that resounds strong and clear as a message and a sign of pardon, strength, aid, and love. May she never tire of extending mercy, and be ever patient in offering compassion and comfort.”  Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus   In this jubilee year, we …

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