Vatican City. the Francisco Pope Today he asked "to keep the presence of the world away" and to reject what traditionally mass-led voters and bishops have died during the year.
"What the world seeks and displays – respect, power, appearance, glory – is without trace." Removing from distance to worldly presence is indispensable (…) The "makeup culture" "that teaches how to take care of external forms," he said Francisco.
The Pope of Argentina a St. Peter's Basilica this mass, which is celebrated every year after the days of the dead, where some of the cardinals of the Roman curius are present, and representatives of the diplomatic corps of the deceased countries.
In the narrative, the Pope confirmed that it is essential not only to focus on the outside, which eventually disappears, but to "purify and guard the heart and the inside of man".
Francisco also talked about the need for help from others, because "what remains of life, the threshold of eternity, how much we did not get, but how much did we give, who lived without wanting to show who the heart served?"
Among the cardinals and bishops who died this year, Archbishop Managua Emeritus, Miguel Obando Bravo; President of the Ecclesia Dei Papal Committee, Cardinal Colombo of Darío Castrillón Hoyos; or Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (United Kingdom), Keith Michael Patrick O Brien.