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The Gospel Calls Us

At Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis had Mass and gave a homily on Christians each being living saints (summary video).

And today, Pope Francis received one audience, and sent a tweet:

The Gospel calls us to be close to the poor and forgotten, and to give them real hope. (link)

Also in the news, it was announced that Pope Francis is planning to visit Rome’s Grand Mosque (more details). As well, Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin commented on Pope Francis’ good mental health. Additionally, there is a video interview of Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia reporting on the mission Pope Francis sent him on in November to deliver moneys for heating homes and Arabic copies of the Gospels – to Syria.

And that’s the Pope Francis news for the day!