By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
4/16/2014 (2 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
Pope Francis has given out tens of thousands of Bibles to people that he hopes they will keep and use daily. The gifts were distributed in St. Peter's Square following Mass. The gifts came with one string attached however, Pope Francis asked all people to perform an act of charity in return.
Bibles were handed out to all visitors regardless of their religious affiliation.
ROME, ITALY (Catholic Online) - Pope Francis distributed tens of thousands of gospels to faithful visitors in St. Peter's Square following Mass on Sunday. Pope Francis asked all those who received a free copy of the Gospel to repay him by performing an act of charity.
Volunteers worked the square, distributing the Gospels by the armful.
Pay it forward with Pope Francis today!
This is similar to last fall when Pope Francis had rosaries distributed to the faithful in the square.
Tens of thousands of Bibles were distributed to the faithful on Sunday.
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