Articles on this issue "mercy"
John Paul II invited Christians to begin their day with a "quiver of praise" in the certainty of being "enveloped by the merciful gaze of God." The Pontiff made this proposal during the weekly …read more
The battle over euthanasia has heated up in recent days. On Thursday, Belgiums Senate voted 44-23 to approve a measure in favor of legal euthanasia. Studies have shown that more than one in 10 …read more
At todays general audience, John Paul II meditated on the Miserere, a Psalm that speaks of the darkness of sin and the unique experience of Gods forgiveness. "Even if our sins were as black as …read more
Here is a translation of John Paul IIs address at the midweek general audience. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, 1. "I exalt my God, and my spirit rejoices in the King of heaven" (Tobit 13:7). …read more
Tribulation seems to be Gods way of teaching us a lesson, though his mercy is always present, John Paul II told his general audience today. "Affliction seems to be a kind of divine pedagogy in …read more
A year after the canonization of Sister Faustina Kowalska, a Polish religious known as the apostle of Divine Mercy, John Paul II celebrated Mass of the Divine Mercy in St Peters Square on …read more
Divine Mercy is the answer to the expectations of all people, whether believers or nonbelievers, John Paul II said Sunday, on the first anniversary of Sister Faustina Kowalskas canonization. …read more