Pope Francis: We Are All ‘Adulterers’ Before God

In his weekly Angelus address Sunday, Pope Francis commented on the meeting of Jesus with an adulterous woman, observing that the woman is an image of all humanity, since we are all “adulterers” who have cheated on God’s love.

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Pope Francis: Forgiving Is ‘What God Likes Best’

After officially kicking off the Jubilee Year Tuesday, Pope Francis addressed crowds on Wednesday, telling them that the purpose of a Holy Year is to “live mercy” and that what God likes best is “forgiving his children.”

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Charleston Forgiveness Was Christian, Not Racial

For those without faith, Michael Wear acknowledges, this may make little sense, especially for those who have never personally experienced the forgiveness of God. “But that does not grant us the right to whitewash the motivation for the forgiveness we witnessed in Charleston,” he said. We need to “take the family members seriously when they say it is a sincere, thought-out expression of their faith,” he wrote.

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