- Jun 1, 2020
On Wednesday, Francis seemed to thoroughly enjoy a surprise expression of affection: A long, tender kiss planted on his forehead by a man in one of the front-row seats reserved for ailing or disabled people at the end of his audience.
Those who are meek are patient, gentle and merciful, drawing people together and salvaging relationships, Pope Francis said.
Recognizing and repenting for one’s own sins and errors is difficult, but essential, Pope Francis said.
People who recognize and embrace their spiritual poverty will inherit the kingdom of God, not those who place their trust in the comforts of this world, Pope Francis said.
The beatitudes are a path to joy and true happiness mapped out by Jesus for all of humanity, Pope Francis said.
Showing hospitality makes a person a better human being and a better Christian and is an important part of promoting Christian unity, Pope Francis said.