“The first thing that comes to my mind is a sentence from the Bible,” Pope Francis said. “There is God, not in orbit, but God next to you, because God’s style is closeness, compassion and tenderness.”
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The Holy See’s statement was a response to a report by the special rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences.
Pope Francis has invited people to pray for women who suffer from psychological violence, verbal violence, physical violence, and sexual violence.
Guidance provided by the bishops’ domestic abuse group encourages pastors to raise the issue of domestic violence during livestreamed Masses and in homilies published on parish websites.
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