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The faith of the Canaanite woman, who persisted in prayer, the Holy Father said, was based on deeds rather than concepts.
‘Jesus ... is the precious pearl of life, to be sought, found and made one’s own. It is worth investing everything in him …’
Pope Francis said we could avoid or resolve a lot of conflicts by listening to others with the desire to understand.
Pope Francis pointed out that one way to picture the Holy Trinity is to think of ‘the image of a family gathered around the table, where life is shared.’
The Holy Father also noted two beatifications that happened on Saturday, one in Spain and one in Uruguay.
Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to ask themselves if in the name of Jesus’ wounds, they are willing to open their arms to others, especially the wounded, so that no one is excluded from God’s mercy.
‘Only Jesus justifies us,’ he reminded the faithful.
In what is his last known miracle before Easter, Jesus calls out to Lazarus, ‘Come out!’
‘This Sunday,’ Francis said, ‘the Gospel presents us one of the most beautiful and fascinating encounters Jesus has.’