In this crisis “real closeness is needed, real solidarity chains are needed”. Pope Francis said in the Vatican basilica during Corpus Christi Mass. “The Eucharist extinguishes the hunger for things and ignites the desire to serve.
It raises us from our comfortable sedentary lifestyle, it reminds us that we are not only mouths to feed, but we are also his hands to feed others. It is urgent now to take care of those who are hungry for food and dignity, those who do not work and struggle to move forward.
And do it in a concrete way “,” we do not leave only those close to us. “God heals those who have suffered” burning disappointments “,” heals our wounded memory “,” heals our orphan memory above all “,” we live an era of so much orphanage “, underlined the pontiff.” Many have the memory marked by lack of affection and burning disappointments, received by those who should have given love and instead made the heart orphaned. We would like to go back and change the past, but we cannot. God, however – continued Pope Francis – can heal these wounds by putting a greater love into our memory: his “.
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