Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Christianity not just a label: Pope Francis

True believers live and testify to their faith with prayer and good works
People in St. Peter's Square participate as Pope Francis leads the Angelus from a window of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Aug. 25. CNS photo / Giampiero Sposito, Reuters.
"In the Gospel, Jesus tells us that to be a Christian is not to have a label but to live and testify to faith in prayer, in works of charity, in the promotion of justice, in doing good," the Pope told the audience gathered in St. Peter's Square Aug. 25 for his Sunday Angelus audience. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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