Pope Francis’s Homily Today at St. Anne’s is Simply Beautiful UPDATED

Pope Francis is a great extemporaneous speaker. Here is the homily that he delivered today. Deacon Greg gives us a taste, but below is the “must see” video. 

The readings can be found easily enough, as the story is the one that I shared back when Robert Downey Jr. asked us to forgive Mel Gibson. The question of stoning the harlot caught in the act of adultery.


Yesterday, I said we were blessed by the Holy Spirit with the selection of this man as our shepherd. Today I’ll say what I should have said then. Stony hearts cannot listen to Pope Francis, and not be softened. I know this, because he makes my heart melt.

Somehow I believe this same effect is why St. Francis of Assisi was able to meet the Sultan, and walk away with his life intact.


Allison Salerno shares a clip of Pope Francis greeting the faithful: If You Watch Nothing Else Today, Please Watch This

"Vaya con Dios, Leonard; Rest in Peace."

Leonard Nimoy Explains The Origin Of ..."
"Thank you for sharing"

To Break My Fast from Being ..."
"I've seen Matt Maher live four times...twice since this song was released. I absolutely love ..."

WYD Flashback With Matt Maher, And ..."
"Yes, and Dolan should have corrected the scandalous and wrong decison of his predecessor when ..."

Archdiocese of New York Health Plan ..."

Browse Our Archives

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment