The world needs Christians who live by faith, not miracles, says Francis

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Too often we are "miracle mongers," in search of a Messiah at our beck and call ...

Pope Francis says that the world is in need of Christians who follow their faith, serving their neighbors and accepting God’s will, rather than “miracle mongers” looking for a Messiah at their personal service.

Pope - February - Passage - Luke - Gospel

The pope said this February 3, reflecting on the passage of Luke’s Gospel where the residents of Nazareth reject Jesus because “isn’t this the Son of Joseph?”

“Jesus, with his capacity to penetrate minds and hearts, immediately understands what his countrymen are thinking,” the pope explained. “They believe that, since he is one of them, he should demonstrate this strange ‘ostentation’ by doing miracles there, in Nazareth, as he had done in neighboring towns. But Jesus does not want to...
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