Many of the central themes guiding the Pope’s subsequent actions were laid out in his first apostolic exhortation.
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July 1-4 event aims to put into action Pope Francis’ Evangelii Gaudium.
The Sept. 3 audience focused on the political and social situation in the Middle East, giving special attention to the condition of Christians and other minorities.
COMMENTARY: Whatever the practical effects of Cardinal Bernardin’s ‘consistent ethic,’ he clearly intended it to awaken consciences to the particular evil of abortion.
The archbishop of Vienna believes that mercy must not only be extended to divorced-and-remarried Catholics, but also to the children and abandoned spouses harmed by family breakups.
“Evangelization does not consist in proselytizing, but in attracting by our witness those who are far off, in humbly drawing near to those who feel distant from God and the Church, those who are fearful or indifferent,” the Holy Father said July 7.
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In an address today to the Roman Rota, the Pope highlighted ‘the human and cultural context in which matrimonial intention is formed.’
The theme of Pope Francis’ message for the World Day of the Sick, which the Church commemorates Feb. 11, is: 'I was eyes to the blind and feet to the lame,' taken from the Old Testament.