VATICAN CITY — In his Angelus address today, Pope Francis reflected on Christ as the “Lamb of God,” focusing on the need for Christians to be welcoming and to live an attitude of solidarity.
“What does it mean for the Church, for us, today, to be disciples of Jesus, the Lamb of God? It means replacing malice with innocence, force with love, pride with humility, prestige with service,” Pope Francis proclaimed Jan. 19 in St. Peter's Square.
“To be a disciple of the Lamb does not mean to live like a ‘besieged citadel,’ but as a city placed on a hill, open, welcoming and sympathetic,” he explained.
Meditating on the baptism of Christ, during which John the Baptist proclaims, “Behold the...READ MORE