Pope at Audience: it’s one thing to talk mercy, another to live it

Posted June 30, 2016 8:30 am by Editor

Pope at Audience: it’s one thing to talk mercy, another to live it

(Vatican Radio) Today the Lord invites us to make a serious examination of conscience, Pope Francis said Thursday at a special Jubilee audience at St Peter’s Square in Rome. It’s one thing to talk mercy but quite another to live it, he said. Mercy is not an abstraction or a lifestyle and, paraphrasing the words of St James the Apostle, mercy without works is dead in itself.
Listen to Alexander MacDonald’s report:

Pope Francis used the text of Matthew 25:31 as a launching point for discussing acts of mercy toward others. What makes mercy come alive is its dynamism to meet

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