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On Gaudete Sunday, Pope blesses statues of Child Jesus, invites pilgrims to joyful gratitude

December 17, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “When you gather in your homes in prayer before the manger, looking at the Child Jesus, you will feel amazement at the great mystery of God made man; and the Holy Spirit will give your heart the humility, tenderness, and goodness of Jesus,” Pope Francis said during his December 16 Angelus address (video).

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