Pope's quotes: Full unity

A quote from Pope Francis:

"Tragically, our world is marked by divisions and conflicts, as well as by grave forms of material and spiritual poverty, including the exploitation of persons, not least children and the elderly. It expects from Christians a witness of mutual esteem and fraternal cooperation capable of revealing to every conscience the power and truth of Christ's resurrection. The patient and enduring commitment to full unity, the growth of joint initiatives and cooperation between all the Lord's disciples in service to the common good: all these are like a radiant light in a dark night and a summons to experience even our differences in an attitude of charity and mutual understanding."

-- Address at cathedral at Etchmiadzin, June 24, 2016

Editor's note: We can send you a biweekly email alert with content from The Francis Chronicles. Follow the directions on our email alert signup page.

Get NCR delivered to your inbox. Sign up for free newsletters.


Join the Conversation

Send your thoughts and reactions to our online Letters to the Editor column. Learn more here

Advertisement