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This Christmas, come to the manger with love, charity, simplicity, Pope Francis says

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Dec 24, 2018 10:26 PM 3+ mon ago

This Christmas, come to the manger with love, charity, simplicity, Pope Francis says - The Catholic Register

VATICAN - Jesus' birth in a stable, God's coming to earth in extreme simplicity, teaches Christians that love is more valuable than anything else and is what will change the world, Pope Francis said.

"In Bethlehem, we discover that the life of God can enter into our hearts and dwell there. If we welcome that gift, history changes, starting with each of us," the pope said in his homily at Mass Dec. 24 in St. Peter's Basilica.

After the singing of the "Kalenda," the ancient Christmas proclamation, and the ringing of the basilica's bells, Pope Francis lifted a cloth revealing a statue of the baby Jesus, and he gently kissed it.

St. Peter's Basilica was filled with a new light for the Christmas Mass. For the first time, the basilica's new LED lighting was used -- 700 light fixtures contain 100,000 LEDs and, ...

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