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.
The Christian heart is always full of joy. Always. Joy received as a gift and kept in order to be shared with everyone.
by @Pontifex - 11 hours ago
Do not underestimate the value of example, for it is more powerful than a thousand words, a thousand “likes”, retweets or YouTube videos.
by @Pontifex - yesterday
Jesus entrusted to Peter the keys to open the entrance to the kingdom of heaven, and not to close it.
by @Pontifex - 2 days ago
God knows better than we do about what we need. We must have faith, because his ways are different from ours.
by @Pontifex - 3 days ago
If evil is contagious, so is goodness. Let us be infected by goodness and let us spread goodness!
by @Pontifex - 4 days ago
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