After criticizing “sad” Christians, the pope lamented “proselytism” in which some Christians try to “force others to convert”, saying that “you cannot talk about Jesus without joy”. I got
“Anyone who declares that God cannot proclaim that God cannot proselytize and cannot put pressure on others,” the Pope said at a general audience on Wednesday, “should lighten them, burden them rather than burden them.” It reduces guilt and brings peace,” he said.
Brazil and Ukraine
The Pope devoted his Catechism to Apostolic Enthusiasm, placing at the center of it the figure of Jesus as “Master of Proclamation”, stating, “One cannot speak of Jesus without joy, for faith is a wondrous story of love. Share “A sad Christian can talk about beautiful things, but if the message he conveys is not happy, all is in vain. A thinker said: A sad Christian is a sad Christian,” he said. rice field.
Moreover, in his greetings in Portuguese, the Pope made a special appeal to pilgrims from Brazil.
Before Wednesday’s general audience, the Pope received the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations. Before them, he asked, “God have mercy on these brave people.” The Pope once again called for prayers for peace in Ukraine.
“Let us pray quietly, each in his own language, quietly, but together, for our beloved Ukraine – he insisted – I have felt sympathy for this people since childhood. Let us pray that this Ukrainian mother will be an example in the face of the very superficiality that is found in many cultures today. Do not doubt it, I am for you I pray to