Speaking to a packed hall of pilgrims, the Pope continued his cycle of catechesis on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians.
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"Children do not have an automatic translator from the heart to life: the heart takes the lead.”
In his 11th live-streamed address in his cycle of catechesis on Galatians, the Pope underlined that “uniformity as a rule of life is not Christian.”
Pope Francis noted that remaining free from sin can be a struggle, but he stressed that it is possible to make progress during one’s lifetime.
The Pope’s live-streamed address, dedicated to the theme “Life of faith,” was the ninth in his cycle of catechesis on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians.
“The ephemeral often knocks on the door of our days, but it is a sad illusion, which makes us fall into superficiality and prevents us from discerning what is really worth living for,” Pope Francis said.
During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis added that hypocrites are people who “pretend, flatter, and deceive” because they lack the courage to face the truth about themselves.
According to people present in the hall, the Pope spoke on the phone for around two minutes, then gestured to the crowd that he would return soon and left the room.