Pope Francis first Apostolic Exhortation now available

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The Holy Father, Pope Francis, today promulgated his first Apostolic Exhortation entitled ‘Evangelli Gaudium’ (The Joy of the Gospel).  the document outlines Pope Francis’ vision for a missionary Church whose “doors should always be open”.  The Holy Father covers many themes in the document including evangelization, peace, homiletics, social justice, the family, respect for creation, faith and politics, ecumenism, interreligious dialogue, and the role of women and of the laity in the Church.

You can download a copy of Evangelli Gaudium to read by clicking this link.

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