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Pope Francis has invited Filipino Bishops to find new ways to proclaim the “miracle” of God’s mercy. He made the call in a letter to the Bishops who are currently holding their Plenary Assembly in the city of Cebu, which is due to host the 51st International Eucharistic Congress.

The Pope said that the Church needed to spread God’s “enduring love” for everyone.

By doing this, the Pope prayed that this Jubilee Year of Mercy would truly be a time “to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become more effective sign of Father’s action in our lives.”

The opening Mass of the Assembly was celebrated on Friday 22 January at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. A number of issues are on the agenda for the Bishops including May 9th General Elections.

The plenary meeting runs through to Sunday January 24th.
By: Vatican

In today’s society, in which forgiveness is so rare, mercy is ever more important.

–Pope Francis–

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