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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Pope Francis Has a Challenge for the Prodigal Son’s Older Brother By Fr. Gordon J. MacRae

"There are those among us who would break the compass with the hammer." Here's Pope Francis from a point of view you won't see anywhere else but behind These Stone Walls.
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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.

Continue reading here: http://thesestonewalls.com/gordon-macrae/pope-francis-has-a-challenge-for-the-prodigal-sons-older-brother/