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Tue Dec 3, 2013, 12:21 PM

our pope has the gift of simple humility

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....The pope spent four hours Sunday at a parish visit of the church of San Cirillo Alessandrino in a working-class neighborhood on the outskirts of Rome...

....He said it's enough to be a witness of hope and, as St. Peter said, "always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope."...

..."Hypocrisy is a grave sin," he said, underlining how important credibility was in helping the church grow, not through proselytism, but by attraction. ...

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Tue Dec 3, 2013, 01:05 PM

1. Welcome to DU!

 

Indeed he does. Setting a personal example does more good than a dozen encyclicals.

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Tue Dec 3, 2013, 07:26 PM

2. He's one we can easily take to our hearts and call "Papa"

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