Gaudete et Exsultate

“Rejoice and be glad!” is what Jesus said on the Sermon on the Mount. It is also the title of Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation on holiness in everyday life.
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Archbishop Angelo De Donatis, papal vicar for the Diocese of Rome, holds a copy of Pope Francis' exhortation, "Gaudete et Exsultate" ("Rejoice and Be Glad"), during a news conference on the exhortation at the Vatican April 9. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Robert P. Imbelli April 09, 2018
Examining “Gaudete et Exsultate” from the viewpoint of St. Ignatius’ meditation on the two standards.
Pope Francis gestures during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 4. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Kevin Ahern April 09, 2018
This is not the first time that Francis has drawn attention to the persistence of Gnosticism and Pelagianism.
Meghan J. Clark April 09, 2018
The call to holiness is at once personal and communal—pushing us to actively build the kingdom of God.
People take photos on smartphones as Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 12. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Michael J. O’Loughlin April 09, 2018
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