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Misc: Pope Francis Has a Few Words in Support of Leisure

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Pope Francis

In a new book of interviews “Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words” the Pope urges Catholics to keep Sunday a day of rest. As it says in the Catechism of the Catholic Church:

“On Sundays . . . the faithful are to refrain from engaging in work or activities that hinder the worship owed to God, the joy proper to the Lord’s Day, the performance of the works of mercy, and the appropriate relaxation of mind and body.”

Read the whole article in the New York Times here: Pope Francis Has a Few Words in Support of Leisure