Posted October 12, 2017 4:18 am by

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday evening addressed participants attending a meeting celebrating the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which was sponsored by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization.In his prepared remarks to those gathered the Pope said that, it is in the very nature of the Church to “guard” the deposit of faith and to “pursue” the Church’s path, so that the truth present in Jesus’ preaching of the Gospel may grow in fullness until the end of time. Medicine of MercyHe went on to say that, “with the joy born of Christian hope, and armed with the “medicine of mercy”, we approach the men and women of our time to help them discover the inexhaustible richness contained in the person of Jesus Christ.The Pope described the Catechism as an important instrument adding that, it “presents the faithful with the perennial teaching of the Church so that they can grow in their understanding of the faith.”Death PenaltyDuring his discourse, the Holy Father brought up the subject of the death penalty saying that it is a “subject that ought to find in the Catechism of …read more

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