Being A Catholic Christian

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Being a Catholic Christian entails missionary work and the responsibility to proclaim the Gospel of God to people in their place of work or area of residence, according to Pope Francis in a letter released on Oct. 22. The pope’s letter, which was released on World Mission Sunday, encouraged Catholics to participate in evangelization instead of simply focusing on internal church issues. His message also encourages the faithful to prepare for the celebration of an “extraordinary missionary month” in October 2019, Catholic News Service relayed. In addition, the pope highlighted the importance of missionary work to the life of the Church. He said it is not enough to just “try to keep one’s parish or diocese going” because being a Christian means

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