Pope Francis issues a Special Letter

joy of the gospelPope Francis has issued a special letter to the Church called an Apostolic Exhortation, the title of which is Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel). In it he exhorts the Church to joyfully share the Good News of Jesus Christ with all humanity not only in the way we speak and present ourselves to the world, but also in the way we act with a special care for the poor and marginalised. He says “The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus.”