"Don't be an absent father"

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"Don't be an absent father"

In his January 28 general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the family, speaking about the importance of the father's role in every...

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“Don't create needs for yourself”

Don't forget it: he has most who needs least. Don't create needs for yourself. (The Way, 630)

Many years ago, twenty‑five and more, I used to visit an eating place run by a charitable group for the benefit of beggars who were so poor that their only food each day was the meal they were given there. There was a large canteen looked after by a number of kind women. After the first meal was served, more beggars would come in to finish off the leftovers. Among this second group of beggars one man in particular attracted my attention. He was the proud owner of... a pewter spoon! He would...

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