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mercy

(mĕr′sē) [L. merces, reward]
In medicine, the compassionate provision of relief or mitigation of physical pain, mental suffering, or psychological distress.
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Beating our breasts in sorrow for our sins during the penitential rite at the beginning of each Eucharistic celebration is not an eccentric exhibition of what some frown upon as Catholic guilt, but a celebration of God's merciful love and a manifestation of our desire to take away the suffering that results from our sinful ways and to radiate the same merciful love.
Perhaps our bishops could seek out imams to dialogue about God as the Merciful One.
Let us build a society on the foundation of the merciful Jesus.
Even those who don't follow the teachings of Islam strictly, such as belly dancers and artists, are involved in financing and operating the Feast of Merciful.
It is right I am merciful with your prison sentence, but its length does not compare with her life, which is priceless.
The Pope, visiting one of the Holy Land's most bitterly contested zones in Syria yesterday, urged Arabs and Jews to be merciful and forgiving seekers of peace even amid news of more violence.
The swift and merciful end of the Cold War has left many policymakers and intellectuals asking, like Robert Redford's dumbfounded, victorious candidate, "What the hell do we do now?
Knowing that people who do not know Him will raise questions about where God was and why He did not stop this, our challenge is to make clear -- with merciful patience with the anguish of people with whom we speak -- that God is neither the active cause of these things, nor has He passively stood aside to let it happen.
Church scholars say it forms part of the "new evangelization" and a call for "a more merciful, less judgmental church.
But written at the beginning of every chapter of the Quran but one, and recited by Muslims at the start of every meal, prayer and task, is the invocation Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim, which can be translated "In the name of God, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.
Summary: Dubai municipality has signed an agreement with Emirates Livestock & Meat Products Trading Company aiming at protecting and merciful slaughtering of livestock.
In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful