Gaudete et Exsultate

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Here is a selection of quotations from “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”), Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on holiness:

The document reads as a sort of summary view of the world according to Pope Francis

Holiness, he says, is not based on prayer alone but on also serving those in need and in self-control

Gaudete et Exsultate will be the first exultation since Amoris Laetitia