Let’s defend the sanctity in everyday life

20 Luglio 17

“Jesus has given me the important grace of shame”

  A) The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “Who is Jesus for Jorge Mario Bergoglio? Jesus for me is the One who has looked upon me with mercy and saved me. My relationship with Him always has this principle and foundation. Jesus gave meaning to my life here on earth, and hope for future    »

18 Luglio 17

Bergoglio, the smartphone and the “culture of the encounter”

  A) The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “(…) «And I like to see here too», the Pope explained, «the day-to-day encounter between Jesus and his bride, the Church, who awaits his return. And every time that Jesus finds pain, a sinner, a person in the street, He looks at them, He speaks to    »

18 Luglio 17

“The chatterer is a terrorist that throws a bomb”

  A) The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “Make sure that all that is put into action for evangelization and the various pastoral activities you promote are not damaged or frustrated by existing divisions or those that may arise. Divisions are a handy weapon that the devil uses to destroy the Church from within. He    »

7 Luglio 17

The “duty” of young christians: “make noise all night”

  A)  The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “Now I leave you. We’ll see each other tomorrow again. You do your part, which is to make a ruckus all night… And show your Christian joy, joy which the Lord gives you to be a community that follows Jesus”. (Greetings of Bergoglio -archbishop’s house in Kraków    »

7 Luglio 17

Bergoglio and terrorism

  A)  The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “Girl: «Dear Pope Francis, my name is Andrea, I am 15 years old and I come from Bergamo. I arrived in Italy when I was nine years old, around six years ago. The children in my class began to make fun of me, as I had    »

6 Luglio 17

“Many times I find myself in crisis with faith” and “I’ve had the impudence to reproach Jesus and also to doubt: will this be the truth? Or will it be a dream?”

  A)  The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “After the prayer of the Our Father and the blessing, the Pope greeted the service staff and moved to the big sports ground where about 1300 people were waiting for him. And there, at arm, Pope Francis replied to the many questions of the students, in    »

5 Luglio 17

The courage of the true servant: “Neglect the timetable. To have this courage, to neglect the timetable”

  A)  The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “…The servant neglects the timetable. It is painful for me to see a timetable in the parishes: “From this time to that time”. And then what? There is no open door, no priest, no deacon, no layperson to receive people… And this hurts. Neglect the timetable.    »

6 Maggio 17

Bergoglio, Pannella and the church without the Holy Spirit

  A)  The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “The pope listens and speaks to everybody. Why shouldn’t I listen and speak to you too? And when you feel better, come and see me. I think I am closer to your thought than you believe, and you to mine” (Bergoglio’s phone call to Pannella reported    »

3 Maggio 17

The coherence of Bergoglio on justice and money

  A)  The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “«Jesus tells Nicodemus that he must be reborn, but reborn by the Spirit: it is the Spirit who gives us a new identity, gives us strength, a new way of acting»….. This line, he pointed out, is seen «in the first reading, one of three or    »

2 Maggio 17

“The dignified shame” and “the dignity that knows how to be ashamed”

  A)  The text of the speech by J.M.Bergoglio: “Our response to God’s superabundant forgiveness should be always to preserve that healthy tension between a dignified shame and a shamed dignity.  It is the attitude of one who seeks a humble and lowly place, but who can also allow the Lord to raise him up    »