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Fidelity Has To Do With Patience

This morning at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis celebrated Mass and gave a homily on how obeying God’s word as written on one’s heart (summary video).

As well, today Pope Francis resumed meeting through this Wednesday with the Council of Cardinals.

Of messages, he sent letter to Cardinal Angelo Scola, archbishop of Milan and president of the Giuseppe Toniolo Institute of Higher Education, on the occasion of the 92nd National Day of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (full text), sent telegram of condolences regarding a fire at a Hindu temple in Paravour, India (full text), and sent message to Cardinal Peter Turkson and participants of a conference in Rome titled Non-violence and peace: contributing to Catholic understanding and commitment to non-violence (full text).

Further, Pope Francis made some appointments, erected the diocese of Rayagada, India, sent a bunch of tweets:

The divorced who have entered a new union should be made to feel part of the Church. They are not excommunicated. (link)

To know how to forgive and feel forgiven is a basic experience in family life. (link)

Fidelity has to do with patience. Its joys and sacrifices bear fruit as the years go by. (link)

Children are a wonderful gift from God and a joy for parents. (link)

The family is where we first learn to listen and share, to be patient and show respect, to help one another. (link)

and posted to Instagram:

May mercy guide our steps, inspire our reforms and enlighten our decisions. #Mercy, #CatholicChurch, #catholic (link)

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


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