At Mass this morning the Pope pleads for more mercy!
“You must not teach just content, but the values and customs of life. A computer can teach content. Instead there are three things that you must transmit: how to love, … Continue reading Pope Francis says society today needs good, well paid teachers Vatican Radio
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This article on marriage should be read by the bishops going to the Synod on the Family, including Pope Francis http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/02/how-to-save-marriage-in-america/283732/ …
As some 150 cardinals from around the world gathered with Pope Francis to talk about the family, their two days of discussion focused particularly on three points: the Christian vision of people and family life; essential pastoral programs to support families; and ministry to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.
Although the discussions during the Feb. 20-21 meeting were closed to the press, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, gave reporters an overview of the discussions. Read more:America Magazine
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) — Cardinal-designate Ricardo Ezzati Andrello of Santiago, Chile, said he would serve the church with “humility and simplicity” when he is elevated to cardinal in February.
The cardinal-designate also said although his name had been circulated as a potential candidate, the announcement that he was chosen along with 18 others by Pope Francis was “unexpected.”
“I’m the son of a simple family, a small business owner in a rural village. I always remember my origins, and I think this has helped me in much of my life,” Cardinal-designate Ezzati said Jan. 12, according to remarks provided to Catholic News Service by the Archdiocese of Santiago. Read More:Meet the Cardinal: Ricardo Ezzati Andrello – Santiago, Chile | Salt + Light Blog