Evangelizing Is Not Proselytizing

“Evangelization does not consist in proselytizing, for proselytizing is a caricature of evangelization, but rather evangelizing entails attracting by our witness those who are far off, it means humbly drawing near to those who feel distant from God in the Church, drawing near to those who feel judged and condemned outright by those who consider themselves to be perfect and pure.” ~Pope Francis, (Holy Mass in Bicentenario Park, Quito, July 7, 2015).

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