Meeting the Lord in prayer should produce joy, not fear or sadness, which are signs of distance from him.
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The Pope explained that humans, unlike animals, can be unwilling to make the right choices.
Magnani, who died in 1973 at the age of 65, is said to have once told her make-up artist: ‘Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.’
On Wednesday, he focused on the relationship between Ruth, a Moabite woman, and Naomi, her elderly Israelite mother-in-law.
The Holy Father said, ‘Let us silence the weapons; let us stop sowing death and destruction.’
Pope Francis said at the end of the general audience that he wanted everyone to pray together in the pain of this war, asking the Lord for forgiveness and asking for peace.
The Holy Father said at his Wednesday general audience that, while youth is beautiful, “eternal youth is a very dangerous illusion.”
Pope Francis also pointed out that Catholics can learn more about St. Joseph from his name, which is Hebrew for “may God increase, may God give growth.”
Pope Francis added that if Catholics did not have the prayer on hand, they could simply pray “Come, Holy Spirit” — as “the Madonna and the Apostles prayed during the days when Christ ascended into heaven.”