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The catalogue of diseases according to Pope Francis

Aleteia - published on 12/23/14

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Brothers, these diseases and these temptations are naturally a danger for every Christian and for every curia, community, congregation, parish, ecclesial movement … etc., and they can strike both individuals and communities.

Pope Francis

1Feeling “immortal”, “immune” or “indispensable”

2“Marthalism”, i.e. excessive activity

3Mental and spiritual petrification

4Excessive planning 

5Bad coordination

6Spiritual Alzheimers

7Rivalry and vainglory

8Existential schizophrenia

9Gossip, murmuring and chattering

10Deifying leaders

11Indifference to others

12Funeral Face


14 Closed circles

15Worldly profit-seeking and exhibitionism

Pope Francis
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