- Oct 21, 2020
The central focus of a Christian’s life and all he or she does to help others must be Jesus Christ, Pope Francis said.
Everyone, including the pope, experiences trials that can shake his or her faith; the key to survival is to call out to the Lord for help, Pope Francis said.
True compassion requires “courageous sharing,” not telling people to go fend for themselves, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis led pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the weekly Sunday blessing in a round of applause for elderly people suffering from loneliness during the pandemic.
Pope Francis expressed his concern over escalating hostilities between Armenia and Azerbaijan, prompting renewed fears of war in the Caucasus region.
True love is not defined by preserving one’s personal interests but by willingness to sacrifice oneself for the good of others, Pope Francis said.