- Dec 7, 2019
Every Christian is called to be a missionary, sharing the good news of salvation in Christ and making disciples for him, not for oneself or one’s clique of like-minded believers, Pope Francis said.
God wants everyone to take a risk to share with others the gifts he has given to them — their life, talents and his love, Pope Francis said.
Speaking to journalists Friday, Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh said that when it comes to the clerical abuse crisis scarring global Catholicism, some areas of the world and the ecclesial sphere still haven’t grasped the severity of the issue.
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“In Christ,” Pope Francis said, “our life is itself a mission! We are mission, because we are God’s love poured out, God’s holiness created in his own image.”
Originally created as an organization to form disciples in the Chicago area, L’Alto Catholic Institute is now expanding to three new cities, with local teams working to instill a culture of discipleship at a local level.