Pope's quotes: Virus of indifference

A quote from Pope Francis:

"In a world that is unfortunately afflicted by the virus of indifference, works of mercy are the best antidote. They educate us, indeed, in attention towards the most elementary needs of 'the least of our brothers', in whom Jesus is present. … This enables us always to be vigilant, avoiding that Christ may pass by us without us recognising Him. St. Augustine's phrase returns to mind: 'I fear Jesus will go by,' and I will not recognise Him, that the Lord will pass by my side in one of these little people, in need, and I will not realise that it is Jesus."

— General audience, Oct. 12, 2016

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