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"In two days I will depart on an Apostolic Journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. I thank the civil authorities and local Bishops for their invitations... and I greet with affection those beloved peoples who await me." #PopeFrancis #Angelus #PopeInAfrica
"The poor in spirit are those who know they cannot rely on themselves, that they are not self-sufficient, and they live as 'beggars before God'. They feel their need for Him and recognize the good that comes from Him as a gift, as a grace." #PopeFrancis #Angelus