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Pope Francis

The Name of God is Mercy

13 Jan, 2016

Pope Francis publishes The Name of God is Mercy. The book makes no new leaps of doctrine, but uses a “conversational” style to discuss the Pope’s reasons for proclaiming a Holy Year of Mercy. The Pope takes particular issue with those who cast stones at others’ sins. When asked about a particular lifestyle considered sinful:

Who am I to judge? Before all else comes the individual person, in his wholeness and dignity.