Vatican City, Jun 9, 2013 / 13:23 pm
Pope Francis on Sunday emphasized the mercy of God, declaring that God always forgives those who show him the "inner wounds" of their sins.
"If we show our inner wounds, our sins, he always forgives us," Pope Francis told thousands of pilgrims at Saint Peter's Square.
"Let us never forget this, he is pure mercy, let us go to Jesus!" he exclaimed during his Angelus noon prayer June 9.
Pope Francis emphasized that we should not be afraid to approach Jesus because he has a "merciful heart."