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In Whatever Leads To The Kingdom

This morning at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis celebrated Mass and gave a homily regarding being a Christian witness (more details, summary video).

Today, he received an array of audiences (more complete list in Italian), including:

• His Beatitude Gregorios III Laham, Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek Melkites, Syria
a delegation of the World Methodist Council (full text, summary video)
Croatia’s new Prime Minister, Tihomir Orešković, with his consort (press release, summary video)

It was released today that Pope Francis has accepted invitations to visit Lesbos, Greece later this month (press release).

Also today, he made some appointments, sent a tweet:

I encourage you to bear witness to Christ in your personal life and families: a witness of gratuitousness, solidarity, spirit of service. (link)

and posted to Instagram:

God’s love for us is so great, so deep...one which always takes us by the hand and supports us! #tbt, #throwbackthursday, #Mercy, #Tenderness (link)

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