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The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness. With Christ joy is constantly born anew.
~ From Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis’ letter on the “joy of the Gospel”