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Pope: How to Defend Yourself From Illusions of World? Hope in God

A recipe for an empty life: keep being worldly.

Pope Francis expressed this advice during this morning’s General Audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, as he continued his series of catecheses on the theme of Christian hope. 

The Holy Father drew inspiration from the Scriptures teaching that along with authentic hope, born of trust in God’s word, we can be tempted by false hopes and worldly idols, like money, power or physical beauty. …

https://zenit.org/articles/pope-warns-against-worldliness-at-audience-calls-for-constant-hope-in-god/


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Pope’s Morning Homily: Jesus Turns World’s Values Upside Down

Pope’s Morning Homily: Jesus Turns World’s Values Upside Down


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You Cannot Serve both God and Mammon