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Pope: So We Can Enjoying Being God's Children and His Fatherly Love, He Gave Us the Holy Spirit

Reminds Pilgrims How God’s Words & Commandments Are Not to Make Us Slaves, But Free

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God gave us the Holy Spirit, so we can live as His children and enjoying His fatherly love.
Pope Francis stressed this to Arabic-speaking Christians, especially those from Lebanon, Jordan and the Middle East present in St. Peter’s Square, during today’s General Audience of Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
In his remarks, the Pope said: «God gave us the Holy Spirit so we can live as His children, and we see in His Words and in His Commandments, not rules and prohibitions that makes us slaves, but His fatherly love, that gives us life, liberty and illuminates our walk»
Pope Francis concluded, saying: «May the Lord bless you all and protect you from evil!»

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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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