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Pope's quotes: The image of God

A quote from Pope Francis: “Marriage is the image of God, man and woman become one flesh. If this is destroyed, the image of God is soiled or disfigured. Amoris Laetitia speaks about how to treat these cases, how to treat wounded families, and here mercy enters. … The principle is this, but human weaknesses ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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Pope: Evangelization must help, not hinder, people getting closer to God

Vatican City 20191016T0827-31166-CNS-POPE-AUDIENCE-EVANGELIZATION.jpg Pope Francis greets a man during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 16, 2019. (CNS/Paul Haring) God wants everyone to be saved, which is why those who evangelize must avoid letting their prejudices get in the way of God’s plan, Pope Francis said. “An evangelizer cannot be an obstacle to the creative ...

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Jesus does not tolerate hypocrisy, pope says

Vatican City Jesus enjoys unmasking hypocrisy, which is the work of the devil, Pope Francis said. Christians, in fact, must learn to avoid hypocrisy by scrutinizing and acknowledging their own personal faults, failings and sins, he said Oct. 15 during morning Mass at the Domus Sanctae Marthae. “A Christian who does not know how to accuse himself is not a ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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Pope's quotes: Religious values

A quote from Pope Francis: “The attachment to authentic religious values is utterly incompatible with the attempt to violently impose on others one’s own vision, using God’s holy name as ‘armour.’ Rather, may faith in God be a source and inspiration of mutual understanding and respect, and of reciprocal help, in pursuit of the common good of society.” — Address ...

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Francis, the comic strip

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The Christian battle is against evil, not people, pope says

Vatican City 20191009T0808-30879-CNS-POPE-AUDIENCE-IDEOLOGY.jpg Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he leads his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 9, 2019. (CNS/Paul Haring) When Catholics attack other members of the church, they are hurting Christ, Pope Francis said. “Even those who are ideologists, because they want the ‘purity’ of the church, strike at Christ,” he said during ...

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Beware of those who want God to live up to their standards, pope says

Vatican City Too many Christians today are “as long as” Christians, obeying God “as long as” God and the church meet their conditions and criteria for what is acceptable, just and righteous, Pope Francis said. The “conditions Christian,” Francis said, says things like: “‘I am a Christian as long as things are done this way.’ ‘No, no, these changes aren’t ...

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