Pope Francis: We can’t fool Jesus

NO HIDING FROM CHRIST—Christians cannot hide their lives from Jesus, Pope Francis has said. Instead, they must recognize their sins and trust in the mercy of God. (Photo by Daniel Ibanez, CNA)​
NO HIDING FROM CHRIST—Christians cannot hide their lives from Jesus, Pope Francis has said. Instead, they must recognize their sins and trust in the mercy of God. (Photo by Daniel Ibanez, CNA)​

Christians cannot hide their lives from Jesus, Pope Francis has said. Instead, they must recognize their sins and trust in the mercy of God.

During the season of Lent, the Pope said, we should ask ourselves: “Does Jesus trust me, or do I lie to him?” Do I behave as a Catholic who then “lives as a pagan?” One might say “Jesus does not know, no one will tell him.” But he knows. Read more

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Pope Francis most popular name online, survey says

POPE LOOKS AT CARICATURE OF HIMSELF--Pope Francis looked at a caricature of himself as he greets children of staff members of the Quirinal presidential palace during his first state visit to the palace in Rome Nov. 14. A new global survey has revealed that Pope Francis has topped the list of names most mentioned on the Internet so far this year. (CNS photo/Paolo Giandotti, courtesy of the Quirinal press office)
POPE LOOKS AT CARICATURE OF HIMSELF–Pope Francis looked at a caricature of himself as he greets children of staff members of the Quirinal presidential palace during his first state visit to the palace in Rome Nov. 14. A new global survey has revealed that Pope Francis has topped the list of names most mentioned on the Internet so far this year. (CNS photo/Paolo Giandotti, courtesy of the Quirinal press office)

A new global survey has revealed that Pope Francis has topped the list of names most mentioned on the Internet so far this year, with his Twitter account also receiving a high ranking on a list of most mentioned words.

“It’s official: Pope Francis is the most talked about person on the planet,” CNN’s “Belief Blog” co-editor Daniel Burke wrote in a Nov. 12 post.

“More folks have been chatting about the popular new pontiff Online this year than Edward Snowden, Kate Middleton, or even Miley Cyrus.” Read more

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