Pope Francis on Hope (SPAN)

“Para nosotros, los cristianos, el futuro tiene un nombre y este nombre es esperanza. Tener esperanza no significa ser optimistas ingenuos que ignoran el drama del mal de la humanidad. La esperanza es la virtud de un corazón que no se cierra en la oscuridad, no se detiene en el pasado, no se mantiene a […]

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Pope Francis on Hope

“To Christians, the future does have a name, and its name is Hope. Feeling hopeful does not mean to be optimistically naïve and ignore the tragedy humanity is facing. Hope is the virtue of a heart that doesn’t lock itself into darkness, that doesn’t dwell on the past, does not simply get by in the […]

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This year I will surrender totally to God

“This year I will surrender totally to God. My Lord, please help me and prepare me. You are my All, and despite my nothingness, you lovingly desire that I become much. Together with your All and my nothingness, we shall do much.”

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About spiritual care in Africa

“Before my arrival, integrated spiritual care was not really part of medical care. Now it will be. And I will be able study how spiritual care impacts treatment and outcomes. This will take 18-24 months but I believe the results are going to alter the delivery of healthcare in Kenya, and maybe all of Africa.”

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Mother of the Church (SPAN)

“Rezamos a la Virgen para que nos proteja en tiempos de agitación espiritual, el lugar más seguro está bajo el manto de la Virgen. De hecho, ella es la madre que cuida de la iglesia. Y en esta época de mártires ella es la protectora, ella es la madre.”

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Mother of the Church

“We pray to the Madonna to protect us and in times of spiritual upheaval the safest place is under the Madonna’s cloak. Indeed, she is the mother who looks after the church. And in this time of martyrs she is the protector, she is the mother.”

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