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POPE FRANCIS

MORNING MEDITATION IN THE CHAPEL OF THE
DOMUS SANCTAE MARTHAE

Against temptation

Saturday, 20 April 2013

 

(by L'Osservatore Romano, Weekly ed. in English, n. 17, 24 April 2013)

 

A Church of Christians free from the temptation of murmuring against Jesus, and most of all free “from the temptation of scandal” is a consolidated Church that walks and grows on the path pointed out by Christ. The Pope spoke about this in his homily on Saturday morning, 20 April.

He asked those present Mass in the Chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae to pray for the Church. Those present included about 20 volunteers working in the paediatric clinic of Santa Marta in the Vatican and many families. Among the concelebrants were: Bishop Antonius Lambertus Maria Hurkmans of ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, and his Auxiliary and Vicar General, Bishop Robertus Gerardus Leonia Maria Mutsaerts.

 


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