We use our own and third party cookies to improve your user experience; by continuing to browse, we understand that you accept their use. You can get more information on our cookies policy.

Rome Reports

You are using an outdated browser

In order to deliver the greatest experience to our visitors we use cutting edge web development techniques that require a modern browser. To view this page please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer 11 or greater


Pope at Pentecost Mass: There are no "right or left" Christians, but only those from Jesus

At Pentecost Mass, Pope Francis recalled that the Church is diversity and unity at the same time.

He warned against the danger of moving from extreme to extreme, saying, those who forget diversity eliminate freedom and those who forget unity destroy dialogue.

POPE FRANCIS

"They become followers of a part instead of brothers and sisters in the same Spirit; Christians of the 'right or left' before becoming those from Jesus."

He also stressed that the arrival of the Holy Spirit brought the gift of forgiveness. It is an instrument that renews the heart, filling it with hope.

POPE FRANCIS

"This is the beginning of the Church, this is the glue that holds us together, the cement that unites the bricks of the house: forgiveness."

At the end of the ceremony, as on many big occasions Pope Francis entered the popemobile to greet the 60,000 people who participated in the ceremony.

JRB/MB

CTV

SV

-BN

Up:JRB