Christians must be "messengers of hope", called to share joy, Pope says

Posted December 25, 2017 1:39 am by Editor

Christians must be "messengers of hope", called to share joy, Pope says

VATICAN – Christmas calls believers to see God’s presence where he is often perceived as absent, especially in the “unwelcomed visitor, often unrecognizable, who walks through our cities and our neighborhoods, who travels on our buses and knocks on our doors,” Pope Francis said.”Christmas is a time for turning the power of fear into the power of charity,” the Pope said Dec. 24 as he celebrated Christmas Mass.The evening silence enveloping St. Peter’s Square was broken by the pealing of church bells following the proclamation of Jesus’ birth during the Christmas Mass.Pope Francis walked toward the altar of St. Peter’s

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