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Parallel Texts from Pope Francis and Brother Charles-Introduction

Listening to Pope Francis's words one cannot but be struck not only by his explicit references to Brother Charles and his spiritual path but also by his emphasis on the Incarnation, the whole of the life of Jesus, born in a manger in Bethlehem, living for 30 years in Nazareth leading to the total gift of himself on the Cross.
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Parallel Texts from Pope Francis and Brother Charles-Christmas


Brother Charles and Pope Francis speak of responding to the Infant Jesus and giving priority to the poorest of our brothers and sisters.
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Pope Francis: To become a universal brother and sister to all


Pope Francis ends his Encyclical 'Fratelli Tutti' with a reference to Brother Charles. 'Yet only by identifying with the least did he come at last to be the brother of all'.  read more »

Pope Francis for the Centenary of the death of Blessed Brother Charles 2016

MESSAGE OF OUR HOLY FATHER POPE FRANCIS ON THE OCCASION OF THE CENTENARY OF THE DEATH OF BLESSED CHARLES OF JESUS  read more »

Pope Francis and Brother Charles, on the eve of the Synod on the Family, 3rd October 2015

Pope Francis on the Eve of the Synod on the familyPope Francis on the Eve of the Synod on the family Pope Francis speaks about Brother Charles and his insights into the life of Nazareth.
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