English summary of Pope Francis’ catechesis, Thursday’s Special Jubilee Audience

Posted June 30, 2016 8:30 am by Editor

English summary of Pope Francis’ catechesis, Thursday’s Special Jubilee Audience

(Vatican Radio) On Thursday, Pope Francis held a Special Jubilee Audience, using the text of Matthew 25:35-36 as a launching point. He said that mercy is not an abstraction or a lifestyle but concrete and practical.
The English language summary of the Holy Father’s catechesis follows:
GENERAL AUDIENCE
(Thursday, 30 June 2016)
CATECHESIS
Works of Mercy (Mt 25,31-46)
Dear Brothers and Sisters: During this Holy Year of Mercy, we have not only considered the gift of God’s mercy in itself, but also the works of mercy which we are called to practice as part of the Christian life. To paraphrase Saint James, we can say that

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