During his homily at morning Mass on this Solemnity of the Feast of St. Joseph, Pope Francis called the Lord’s guardian the protector of weaknesses who gives young people “the ability to dream, to risk, and to undertake the difficult tasks that they have seen in dreams.”
Pope Francis baptized 28 infants during Mass in the Sistine chapel yesterday and when some of the babies began to cry during the service, he told the mothers present to feel free to feed their babies “just as Mary breastfed Jesus.”
During Sunday’s Angelus address, Pope Francis marked the beginning of the new liturgical year and the First Sunday of Advent by calling upon the faithful to avoid being dominated by the things of the world this season so that we can let ourselves be “surprised by life” as it presents itself each day.
Pope Francis has issued a new apostolic letter Misericordia et misera in which he proposes a number of ways to continue the celebration of mercy, one of which is the extension of the power to forgive the sin of abortion to all priests. Read the rest…
While speaking at a church in Georgian capital of Tbilisi on Saturday afternoon, Pope Francis warned against the “global war to destroy marriage” and specifically cited gender theory as the “great enemy of marriage” today.