The name of god is mercy is a short book containing an interview with pope francis about mercy, compassion and forgiveness. A year of mercy with pope francis will draw you into gods unfailing mercy, strengthening, healing and equipping you to fulfill his plan for your life. Read pope francis the name of god is mercy books scribd. I am by no means lacking merits as long as he is rich in mercy. In the year since he was elected, pope franciss simple messag. The name of god is mercy by pope francis goodreads.
He emphasizes moral sincerity over dogma, an understanding of the complexities of the world and individual experience over rigid doctrine. In reflections drawn from his writings and preaching, pope francis treats in turn each of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. Work provides financial stability and decreases the need for charity in the first place. If the mercies of the lord are manifold, i too will abound in merits. With his new book, pope francis unlocks the door the new. In new interviewbook, pope speaks of mercy, explains who. There is also a letter at the end if you want a more in depth look at mercy. The name of god is mercy, pope francis exploration on the universal theme of mercy, is a spiritual inspiration to both. Books by pope francis author of the name of god is mercy. A book on mercy might be expected to be a warm bath in kindliness, all sweetness and light, but pope francis, in the name of god is mercy, offers a toughminded reflection on an urgently. The pope has an easy conversational style that moves effortlessly between folksy sayings and erudite allusions, between commonsense logic and. In the name of god is mercy, francis speaks succinctlyand with refreshing forthrightness.
Pope francis, the synod and the future of the family in. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The name of god is mercy by pope francis pan macmillan. From how to be citizens of the world to answering gods call for evangelization, pope franciss deep wisdom reminds us that the church must move beyond its own walls and joyfully bring gods mercy wherever suffering, division, or injustice exists. The church houses a sanctuary dedicated to divine mercy. The name of god is mercy renews the popes call for a roman catholic church that responds to a wounded humanity. The name of god is mercy, a booklength interview with pope francis, will be released on january 12. God, rich in mercy, who called saint john paul ii to lead the entire church, grant us, strengthened by his teaching, to open our hearts. Read a brief meditation by him, followed by reflection questions to help you ponder and receive gods love.
Read pope francis the name of god is mercy summary by ant hive media for free with a 30 day free trial. New york times bestseller in his first book published as pope, and in conjunction with the extraordinary jubilee of mercy, pope francis here. Today we are happy to share this excerpt from the book. Pope franciss message of mercy ignatian spirituality. Archbishop eamon martin delivers the keynote address at this national conference which was held on 30th january 2016 in dublin. Top 10 mercy quotes of pope francis the divine mercy. In the booka series of conversations with the vatican journalist andrea torniellithe pontiff. The name of god is mercy by pope francis book summary good. In the church of mercy, pope francis reasserts the churchs obligation to the poor. I found this book to be inspirational and a beautiful warm loving message of hope. In 20, when the argentinian jorge mario bergoglio was chosen as the 266th pope of the roman catholic church, a lot of people reasoned about. Pope francis celebrates mass marking the feast of divine mercy at the church of the holy spirit near the vatican in rome april 19, 2020. He also recognizes that charity includes the dignity and importance of work.
For example, under welcoming the stranger, pope francis reflects on the plight of refugees and immigrants. God really visited his people when he sent the world john. Pope francis has 388 books on goodreads with 42758 ratings. Spend a few minutes every day with the holy father as you read a brief meditation by him followed by a few reflection questions designed to help you ponder and receive gods love.605 1453 1304 1069 894 1186 1164 1175 207 1295 143 1397 1447 153 1120 164 1051 1487 1143 1428 1304 232 32 1421 573 970 1540 1324 497 658 220 668 258 400 607 1235 771 922 481 789 294 96 247 1185 810