Pope Francis encourages people to ‘return to origins’ on Christmas eve

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(News 1st); At the Mass during the Night for the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, Pope Francis reflected on how God comes into the world in littleness, as a tiny infant, drawing near to us to touch our hearts.The Pope celebrated the Mass in St.

Peter’s Basilica with a smaller congregation on hand in respect for health-safety rules on 25th DecemberCelebrating the Christmas Mass “during the Night,” Pope Francis recalled how in the darkness, a light shines, an angel appears, announcing to the shepherds, “To you is born this day a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.” Telling them how to find the “God who has come down to earth,” the angel directs them to the child wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.In his homily for the.

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