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Jubilee Year of Mercy

Pope Francis: “I ask poor for forgiveness on behalf of Christians who ignore them”

Last event of the Jubilee of Mercy gathers homeless and destitute at the Vatican

An introvert learns the joy of showing mercy to the homebound

Once "rather uncomfortable around the elderly," the author found her heart opening with each visit to the nursing home.

Are Americans more addicted because we do not know how to suffer, anymore?

In a world where suffering has been stripped of meaning, people become hopeless, and try to just kill the pain

When mercy makes us bleed: A commentary on our collective cultural corruption

Real healing looks more like lancing an infected boil than the firing of a magic bullet.

The stranger whom God placed in my path

To help an immigrant child make her way in this country is to "take in" the stranger, one of the seven corporal works of mercy.

Stumbling and bumbling through the Holy Door

It was lost; the whole properly ordered spiritual experience that I had planned for practically a whole year. Or was it?

Trump and Hillary: Saint-makers

At America’s dark moment, this ‘Mercy Priest’ sees great hope

Trusting God through the darkest of nights

The trial of caring for a medically fragile daughter crushed my hope, and I knew a spiritual desolation like never before.

The door is closing: No time for Mercy

We have work and school and chores and neighbors and cars and radios and we don’t stop, even for a moment, and take him up on his offer of Mercy.

The powerful virtue of self-love, and its surprising fruit

Loving yourself, just like the virtue of loving others, is a habit that needs to be fostered

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