Pilgrims take pictures as Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St Peter’s Square on 8 July at the Vatican. Photo: Riccardo Antimani/CNS.
By Carol Glatz
God does not conform to people’s expectations and He often presents himself and his graces in surprising ways, Pope Francis said.
“God does not conform himself to preconceptions. We have to make an effort to open our hearts and minds to accept the divine reality that presents itself to us,” the Pope said before praying the Angelus to those gathered in St. Peter’s Square on 8 July.
For example, the Pope said, the