Vatican City, Jul 26, 2015 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Jesus Christ’s miraculous multiplication of the loaves shows that he offers “fullness of life for hungry man,” Pope Francis said Sunday. He encouraged everyone to offer what little they have to God so that God can multiply their gifts and good deeds.
“Jesus satisfies not only material hunger, but the most profound of hungers, the hunger for meaning in life, the hunger for God,” the Pope said in his remarks before the Angelus July 26.
“The powerful mercy of God acts in Him,” the Pope said, adding that God’s mercy heals every evil.
Pope Francis reflected on the Sunday reading from the Gospel of John in which a vast crowd follows Jesus, but lacks enough food to eat.
In seeking to feed the crowd, Jesus’ disciple Philip calculated that there was not enough to feed them all. The Pope said this shows the disciples reasoning in terms of the market. Jesus, however, substitut