"Who are you who shuts the door of your heart to a man, a woman who wants to improve ... because the Holy Spirit has stirred his or her heart?"
"I am convinced that the whole church ... will find in this jubilee the joy to rediscover and render fruitful the mercy of God."
During Christmas we are especially reminded to be compassionate and merciful. Let’s tell that to our elected officials.
Soul Seeing: When Pope Francis told a reporter, "I am a sinner," I knew I was in good company. However, Francis knows that the antidote to sin is mercy.
Don't miss the Commonweal interview with Cardinal Walter Kasper where he discusses his book Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life.
Here is a sample: