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.
The cover of Pope Francis' first book, The Name of God is Mercy, has been revealed.
If we had God’s Word always in our heart, no temptation could separate us from God.
by @Pontifex - 7 hours ago
Let us pray for the grace to never grow tired of drawing from the well of the Father’s mercy and bringing it to the world.
by @Pontifex - yesterday
God’s mercy is forever; it never ends, it never runs out, it never gives up when faced with closed doors, and it never tires.
Lord, bring healing to our lives, that we may protect the world and not prey on it, that we may sow beauty, not pollution and destruction.
by @Pontifex - 2 days ago
When we have reached the lowest point of our misery and our weakness, the Risen Christ gives us the strength to rise again.
by @Pontifex - 3 days ago
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