Pope Francis: Christmas invites us to be messengers of hope, tenderness

Posted December 24, 2017 9:43 pm by CNA Daily News

Pope Francis: Christmas invites us to be messengers of hope, tenderness

Vatican City, Dec 24, 2017 / 02:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis said the birth of Jesus is an invitation for all Christians to imitate him in reaching out to embrace the vulnerable and all those who are suffering, during his celebration of Christmas Mass.

The joy that we are called to celebrate, share, and proclaim at Christmas is “the joy with which God, in his infinite mercy, has embraced us pagans, sinners and foreigners, and demands that we do the same,” the Pope said the evening of Dec. 24 during his homily at St. Peter’s Basilica.

The faith Christians proclaim at

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