Don’t use religion to condemn

The pope warns against using religion to hide from the world or as a way to be critical of others. When we do this he says religion becomes “a little convent of words, of prayers, of ‘I’m good and you’re bad,’ of moral regulations.”

"We can inspire others through witness so that one grows together in communicating. But the worst thing of all is religious proselytism, which paralyzes: 'I am talking with you in order to persuade you,' No. Each person dialogues, starting with his and her own identity. The church grows by attraction, not proselytizing," the pope said.

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