The Year of Mercy: The Corporal Works of Mercy
Michael A. Hayes
When Pope Francis inaugurated the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy the perceived focus was primarily and inevitable on the mercy of God: ‘merciful like the Father’. The people of God, indeed, are seen as the recipients of mercy – God’s mercy – as expressed in the liturgy, theology, spirituality and piety of so much of the tradition.
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