- Feb 24, 2021
Pope Francis during his Mass for the feast of the Epiphany advocated for what he called an attitude of “theological realism,” which he said fosters trust in God and looks for deeper meaning rather than getting caught up in life’s problems.
Today, we honor the Wise Men who followed a star.
On Monday Pope Francis pointed to the three Magi who visited the infant Jesus as an example of what it means for the Church to “go out,” seeking to worship God rather than oneself.
On the feast of the Epiphany, Pope Francis encouraged faithful to be like the Magi and set out to find Jesus without fear of taking risks.
As it turns out, it is perfectly probable that there were wise men who had the motive, the means and the method to pay homage to Jesus Christ just as Matthew recorded. The simple truth is that Matthew’s account is factual not fictional.
ROME — Pope Francis closed out the holiday season Wednesday by calling Catholicism to a new sense of missionary hustle, urging the Church to reach out to all the peoples of the world and insisting that “mission is her vocation.” “To proclaim the Gospel of Christ is not simply one