- May 30, 2020
Humility is necessary to avoid “preaching a watered-down Gospel without strength, a Gospel without Christ crucified and risen,” Pope Francis said April 25 during morning Mass in the chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae where he lives.
While speaking to journalists, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke, admitted that heightened security is part of the “new normal” in many countries such as Egypt, which Pope Francis is planning to visit this month despite the ongoing risk of terrorism.
A priest, a rabbi, and a reverend team up to offer vigilance and to better respond to hate crimes and ease anxieties affecting different faiths. The interfaith Clergy Coalition of Coral Springs and Parkland works to strengthen clergy bonds and enhance the quality of life in the community.
“Mercy, in short, commits us all to being instruments of justice, of reconciliation and peace. Let us never forget that mercy is the keystone in the life of faith, and the concrete form by which we give visibility to Jesus’ resurrection,” Pope Francis said.
On Sunday the French people went to vote for the first round of presidential elections and left-leaning Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen, were the victors. Ahead of the final face off on May 7 Catholic voters are divided regarding who should win.
The concreteness of faith “leads to frankness, to giving witness to the point of martyrdom; it is against compromises or the idealization of faith,” Pope Francis said during his morning Mass at Domus Sanctae Marthae.