Christmas is no fairy tale, Pope tells young Italians
Catholic World News - December 20, 2013
"The birth of Jesus is not a fairy tale!" Pope Francis told a group of young Italian members of Catholic Action in a private audience on December 20.
"Christmas is the celebration of the presence of God who came among use to save us," the Pope told the young people. Stressing that the Nativity proves the depth of God's love for us, he suggested: "If you are convinced of this, you will certainly be able to transmit the joy of this friendship everywhere: at home, in Church, at school, with friends."
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($20,491 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!