Pope Francis, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires on December 1936, has been the Bishop of Rome and 266th Pope of the Catholic Church since the 13th of March 2013. On the 13th of March 2015 he decided to give a decisive turn to his papacy by announcing the Holy Year of Mercy that began on December 8th 2015, which is celebrated in his first book as Pope, The Name of God is Mercy, written in conversation with Vatican expert and La Stampa journalist Andrea Tornielli.
With St Dominic “we go forward with joy, thinking of our Saviour”. #OP800
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Christian unity is not the fruit of our human efforts but a gift that comes from above.
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We invoke Christian unity because we invoke Christ. We want to live unity: we want to follow Christ and to live in His love.
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From the intimacy of our faith in Jesus Christ comes our need to be united in Him.
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Peace is an “active virtue”, one that calls for the engagement and cooperation of each individual and society as a whole.
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