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Salvation
 


We are all on a journey....as a community of disciples we are directed toward the definitive encounter with Christ, filled with hope and trust that it will be for us the day of salvation, the day when all our longings are fulfilled.

 
Address
Ecumenical Meeting
Warsaw, Poland
25 May, 2006

 
 
 
Salvation
 


Each moment can be the auspicious 'today' of our conversion. Each day can be the salvific 'today' because salvation is a continuous story for the Church and for each of Christ's disciples. This is the Christian meaning of 'carpe diem'; seize the day that God calls on you to offer you salvation.

 
Angelus Address
St. Peter's Square
27 January 2013

 
 
 
Salvation
 


Jesus, born of Mary, is the Son of God, the sole Savior of all people, living and acting in His Church and in the world. The Church is sent everywhere in the world to proclaim this unique message and to invite people to receive it through an authentic conversion of heart.

 
Homily
150th Anniversary Year
Lourdes, France
14 September 2008

 
 
 
Salvation
 


Humanity finds salvation in Christ alone, Son of God and Son of man. In assuming our human nature, he has united himself with every man, "he has become the flesh of us all".

 
General Audience
St Peter's Square
10 October 2007


 
 
 
Salvation
 


In faith we drink, so to speak, of the living water of Godís Word. In this way the believer himself becomes a wellspring which gives living water to the parched earth of history. We see this in the saints. We see this in Mary, that great woman of faith and love who has become in every generation a wellspring of faith, love and life.

 
Homily
Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
St Peter's Square
11 June 2010

 
 
 
Salvation
 


The salvation brought by Jesus is obtained through the assumption of responsibility, the recognition of sin, and the will to become new men.

 
Ad Limina Visit
Brazilian Bishops
9 September 2010

 
 
 
Salvation
 


The salvation of all human beings, mortally wounded by original sin and burdened by personal sins, consists in being firmly attached to divine love which was fully revealed to us in Christ Crucified and Risen.

 
Angelus Address
Castel Gandolfo
20 August 2006