English summary of Pope’s final Jubilee audience

Papst am Ende des Jahres der BarmherzigkeitVatican Radio) Pope Francis presided over the last special audience for the Jubilee of Mercy this morning, during which he called on Christians to witness to God’s mercy by being inclusive.

God, in his loving design, excludes no one, the Pope Francis to the crowds gathered in Saint Peter’s Square.

Just as we are made children in Christ through baptism, the Pope said, we in turn are called to show mercy and “include others in our life,” rather than becoming closed within ourselves and “our egotistical safety”.

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