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Pope Francis Kisses Severely Disfigured Man And Prays With Him

Pope Francis blessed a man with facial deformities during today's general audience at the Vatican.

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Lord, teach us to step outside ourselves. Teach us to go out into the streets and manifest your love.

Pope Francis

@Pontifex

Lord, teach us to step outside ourselves. Teach us to go out into the streets and manifest your love.

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True charity requires courage: let us overcome the fear of getting our hands dirty so as to help those in need.

Pope Francis

@Pontifex

True charity requires courage: let us overcome the fear of getting our hands dirty so as to help those in need.

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True power is service. The Pope must serve all people, especially the poor, the weak, the vulnerable.

Pope Francis

@Pontifex

True power is service. The Pope must serve all people, especially the poor, the weak, the vulnerable.

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