Pope Francis Issues 'Evangelii Gaudium' (The Joy of the Gospel)

American Catholic -- Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on sharing the joy of the Gospel is a call to faith-filled optimism, recognizing challenges but knowing that God's love and lordship will prevail, said Archbishop Rino Fisichella, introducing the text to the media.

The archbishop, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, told reporters Nov. 26 that "Evangelii Gaudium" ("The Joy of the Gospel"), is "an invitation to recover a prophetic and positive vision of reality without ignoring the current challenges." (Full Story)

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