The unborn, migrants, the elderly and the disabled are “living icons” of Jesus that call Christians to draw close to those who feel abandoned just as Christ did on the cross, Pope Francis said.
Pope says be close to those ‘abandoned’ like Christ: unborn, migrants
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In focus: New medical school, McCarrick trial, world’s oldest known person dies
Religious leaders must build community, unity, peace, pope says
“It is our duty to encourage and assist our human family — interdependent yet at the same time disconnected — to sail the sea together,” the pope said Nov. 4
Pope tells young people: Skip Google, search God first for advice
Everyone needs help to mature and to grow as a person of faith, Pope Francis told young people in Bahrain, so reach out to someone a bit older and wiser and don’t forget to pray.
Meeting looks at how families protect life, pray, connect generations
“Families hold together the past, present and future that compliment and mutually enrich each other in an atmosphere of harmony and acceptance where there is no separation and no rupture,” said the prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life.
Pope praises wrinkles, criticizes obsession with looking ‘forever young’
The pope continued his series of talks about old age by looking at St. John’s account of Nicodemus (Jn 3:1-21).
Shame on those who take advantage of the elderly, ill, pope says
Old age, frailty and vulnerabilities should not be hidden, Pope Francis said.
Alliance between young, old must be renewed, pope says
The alliance between generations, which restores all ages of life to what is human, is our lost gift, and we must get it back.