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Imitate Jesus’ Own Gentleness

Today overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis gave a Regina Coeli Address regarding the joy of the resurrection (full text, full video, summary video). Also during the address, he prayed for the release of Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, an Indian priest kidnaped in Yemen.

He sent message of condolences and prayer regarding a fire in Paravur, India (full text, news link). And by way of Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, he sent letter to the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (full text in Italian).

As well, he sent some tweets:

In our families, we must learn to imitate Jesus’ own gentleness. (link)

Love opens our eyes and enables us to see the great worth of a human being. (link)

Each new life allows us to appreciate the utterly gratuitous dimension of love. (link)

It is important for a child to feel wanted. He or she is not an accessory or a solution to some personal need. (link)

Open and caring families find a place for the poor. (link)

and posted to Instagram:

Children are a wonderful gift from God and a joy for parents! #AmorisLaetitia, #Family, #Parents, #catholic (link, video link)

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