Christians must pray to remain close to the Lord and ask for the grace to understand what it means to establish familiarity with him.
Pope Francis prayed a "Hail Mary" so that Jesus' mother would "support the victims of trafficking and convert the hearts of traffickers."
We must believe in a God who is supernatural and we then recognize God is who is responsible for the existence of the universe and our science tells us how he did it.
Having experienced forgiveness, Christians have a duty to forgive others.
"I don't know how this will end, but I know Christ has risen."
Watch video of Pope Francis' Palm Sunday message and prayers for the people of Egypt.
If the Lord has forgiven me so much, who am I to not forgive?
"What would happen if we turned back when we forget it, if we opened it more times a day, if we read the messages of God contained in the Bible the way we read messages on our cellphones?"
While he assures his disciples that those who have given up everything for the sake of the Gospel will be rewarded a hundredfold, Jesus also says those who follow him will endure persecution.
The tendency to de-personalize others, which starts in one's own heart, at home, grows and grows and it will become violence worldwide.