When he saw the dilapidated situation of our society today, Pope Francis took a flight to Malmö in Sweden. On his arrival, he participated in an unprecedented event (for a Pope), an Ecumenical Commemoration of Reformation Day, where he prayed with our long-time separated brethren and signed a memorandum of understanding to work together for Peace and Justice.
And after he had done that, his brethren gathered with him on a Holy Eucharistic celebration of All Saints; he then went up to the pulpit and began to teach them:
- “Blessed are those who remain faithful while enduring evils inflicted on them by others and forgive them from their heart.
- “Blessed are those who look into the eyes of the abandoned and marginalized and show them their closeness
- “Blessed are those who see God in every person and strive to make others discover him.
- “Blessed are those who protect and care for our common home.
- “Blessed are those who renounce their own comfort to help others.
- “Blessed are those who pray and work for full communion between Christians.”
“All these are messengers of God’s mercy and tenderness,” [and] “Surely will receive from him their merited reward.”