VATICAN CITY — In his Sunday Angelus message, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of service rather than special privilege in the Christian community, and he connected the day’s Gospel reading to the Saturday consistory that created 19 new cardinals.
“Through baptism, we all have the same dignity — all of us, in Jesus Christ, we are sons of God,” the Pope said on Feb. 23 to the huge crowds filling St. Peter’s Square and spilling out onto the road.
Many pilgrims had come to Rome for the consistory of cardinals. Pope Francis took the opportunity to issue a reminder about the importance of a spirit of service in the Church.
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