Bishop Robert Barron’s Sermons - Catholic Preaching and Homilies
Bishop Robert Barron’s Sermons - Catholic Preaching and Homilies
Bishop Robert Barron
Don’t Forget the Poor
14 minutes Posted Sep 24, 2019 at 10:00 pm.
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When the conclave of 2013 was finishing up, and Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope, Cardinal Hummes of Brazil came up to him and whispered into his ear: “Don't forget the poor.” In emphasizing “a poor Church for the poor,” Pope Francis is continuing an ancient and powerful tradition that stretches right back to the Bible, including our first reading and Gospel for today.