Pope Francis: True power is serving others

Real power in the Church is service, and Christ taught us that to make progress, to move forward we must first humble ourselves and put ourselves at the service of others. This was the focus of Pope Francis’s homily at morning Mass. Reflecting on the readings of the day, the Pope said real power is service. Like Jesus who “came not to be served but to serve, and His service was the service of the Cross. He humbled Himself unto death, even death on a cross for us, to serve us, to save us”. Pope Francis said: “there is no other way in the Church to move forward. For the Christian, getting ahead, progress, means humbling oneself. If we do not learn this Christian rule, we will never, ever be able to und …

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