Pope's quotes: Mercy is a verb

A quote from Pope Francis:

"That mercy is dynamic, not so much a noun with a fixed and definite meaning, or a descriptive adjective, but rather a verb – 'to show mercy' and 'to receive mercy' – that spurs us to action in this world. Even more, it is a mercy that is 'ever greater', a mercy that grows and expands, passing from good to better and from less to more. For the model that Jesus sets before us is that of the Father, Who is ever greater and Whose infinite mercy in some sense constantly 'grows'. His mercy has no roof or walls, because it is born of His sovereign freedom."

-- Jubilee for Priests, June 2, 2016

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