Be witnesses of love pope tells Catholic charismatic movement

VATICAN (CNS): Addressing participants at a gathering of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal International Service— known as Charis—on June 8, Pope Francis said that through their “baptism in the Holy Spirit, unity in the body of Christ and service to the poor,” they can bear witness to God’s love and evangelize the world.
 
He noted, however, that without love, establishing evangelisation offices or implementing carefully planned programmes “is useless.”
 
The pope encouraged “an evangelisation that is not proselytism but first and foremost a witness: a witness of love. ‘See how they love one another.’ That was what impressed those who encountered the first Christians. ‘See how they love...