Pope’s Christmas Message

Thanks to “Dating God” for the text to the Pope’s Christmas message.

Dating God

Pope Francis Urbi et OrbiHere is the full text of the English translation of Pope Francis’s Urbi et Orbi 2014 Christmas Message. Among the key themes was an appeal for those who are suffering or persecuted around the world, that Jesus Christ brings salvation for all people, prayers for the victims of Ebola, and for children who suffer violence and are victims of human trafficking.

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas!

Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin’s name is Mary, the wife of Joseph.

Humble people, full of hope in the goodness of God, are those who welcome Jesus and recognize him. And so the Holy Spirit enlightened the shepherds of Bethlehem, who hastened to the grotto and adored the Child. Then the Spirit led the elderly and humble couple Simeon and Anna into the…

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