Pope Francis extols ‘gift of tears’ | National Catholic Reporter

Why is Francis asking us to cry? Many would say there is enough tragedy in the world, and we should try and stay positive. Francis, paradoxically, is trying to show us that mourning is positive. When we relate so intimately with strangers that we can weep over their sorrows, we create an unbreakable bond of peace. (Megan Fincher, 2013)

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Pope Francis extols ‘gift of tears’ | National Catholic Reporter.

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