Pope Francis calls upon the Church to evangelize with a moral compass instead of a moral hammer, and to do so in the language of angels, a love that speaks of mercy.
There are those among us who would break the compass with the hammer, but this Pope knows that what the world needs from us and our faith is a compass, not a hammer. This post started off as a reflection on the Church’s belief in angels as a follow up to last week’s “Pope Francis Consecrates Vatican City to St Michael the Archangel,” but Pope Francis himself has hijacked my topic. This is a strange way to begin a story of angels, but it’s the beginning that came to me.
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