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POPE FRANCIS: THE CROSS, THE DOOR OF THE RESURRECTION.

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POPE FRANCIS:
THE CROSS, THE DOOR OF THE RESURRECTION


Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the Zenit translation of the address Pope Francis gave today, March 12, 2017, before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. Interesting read and text worthy to meditate.

SEE AS WELL:
LESSONS FROM THE TRANSFIGURATION in http://wp.me/p6k7Mv-26g TRANSFIGURATION IN LENT? in https://catholicsstrivingforholiness.com/2016/02/19/2nd-sunday-of-lent-the-transfiguration-follow-christ-not-only-to-tabor-but-also-to-calvary/

+++POPE’S ADDRESS BEGINS HERE. FORMATTING MINE+++

Before the Angelus

Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning!

The Gospel of this Second Sunday of Lent presents to us the account of Jesus’ Transfiguration (cf. Matthew 17:1-9). Taking three of the Apostles, Peter, James and John aside, He led them up a high mountain, where this singular phenomenon happened: Jesus’ face “shone like the sun, and His garments became white as light” (v. 2). Thus the Lord made that divine glory shine in His person, which could be…

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