Catholic Standard, Guyana, 4th December, 2016
Reflecting on the fruits of the extraordinary jubilee year of mercy, Pope Francis has issued Misericordia et Misera, an apostolic letter on mercy.
In the letter—dated November 20 and released the following day—Pope Francis said that mercy “must continue to be celebrated and lived out in our communities.
“The example of Christ’s mercy toward the woman caught in adultery is “an icon of what we have celebrated during the Holy Year,” the Pope stated. “Mercy cannot become a mere parenthesis in the life of the Church; it constitutes her very existence, through which the profound truths of the Gospel are made manifest and tangible.” Continue reading