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A Heart that is Open to Everyone

Today at St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis held a General Audience and spoke on having the mercy to forgive others (more details, full text, full video, summary video).

Also at the audience, Pope Francis met with an array of people, including:

blessed and prayed for a little girl who had a disease (more details, summary video). He later posted to Instagram regarding the encounter.
staff, readers and friends of the Polish Catholic weekly magazine Niedziela
a delegation from the Diocese of Gubbio
participants in “L‘Anello perduto” or The Lost Ring, a support group for divorced and separated in the Diocese of Fossano, Italy

As well today, he sent a tweet:

The Jubilee is a year-long celebration, in which every moment becomes a chance for us to grow in holiness. (link)

and a post to Instagram:

I wish to be as close as possible with you, but in a special way with all those who are suffering. #Lizzy, #suffering, #disease, #Tenderness, #Mercy (link, video link)

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