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‘Hope and Closeness’ in the Holy Land: Patriarch Pizzaballa Prays With Catholics on Mount of the Beatitudes
More than 8,000 young Catholics from the United States prayed together Tuesday where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount.
The Holy Father reminded the faithful that ‘the disciple of Jesus is joyful, with the joy that comes from Jesus.’ Following the conclusion of the Angelus, he offered prayers for Ukraine.
SCRIPTURES & ART: A fresco by the 15th-century artist Cosimo Rosselli depicts the scene from this Sunday’s Gospel.
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The Pope will also visit the Slovakian cities of Prešov, Košice, and Šaštín before returning to Rome on Sept. 15.
For the Solemity of All Saints, the Holy Father explained how holy men and women, though all unique, lived the beatitudes.
Pope Francis noted that those who follow the path of the beatitudes soon find themselves in conflict with the world.
In his general audience, Pope Francis taught on the first of the eight beatitudes spoken by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount in St. Matthew’s Gospel: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”