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April 3, 2015 8:45 AM EDT

The most important event in the Catholic liturgy is this weekend, and Pope Francis has a new book coming out as an Easter present to his flock. The book is a collection of various sermons and speeches he has given in the last two years, on topics ranging from wisdom to poverty. Here are seven thought-provoking excerpts from Walking With Jesus: A Way Forward for the Church, out Sunday.

On faith:

-From the encyclical Lumen Fidei, June 29, 2013

On knowledge:

-From the encyclical Lumen Fidei, June 29, 2013

On consumerism:

-From the Message for the 29th World Youth Day, Jan. 21, 2014

On compassion:

-From the Message for the 29th World Youth Day, Jan. 21, 2014

On illness:

-From a general audience, Feb. 26, 2014

On marriage:

-From a general audience, April 2, 2014

On communication:

-From the Message for the 48th World Communication Day, Jan. 24, 2014

 

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