VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ new document on the “joy” of evangelization is an opportunity for Catholics to re-examine how to share the Gospel in today’s world, several Catholic commentators note.
“Pope Francis says the Church has to focus on what is essential and most beautiful, that everyone has to have a personal encounter with the saving grace of Christ,” Vatican media adviser Greg Burke said Nov. 26.
“It’s a wide-ranging document, one that deals with everything, from better Sunday homilies to the broadening gap between rich and poor,” Burke said.
The Pope’s 85-page document, Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel), was released Nov. 26. The apostolic exhortation follows the...READ MORE