Posted October 2, 2013 by FLL Editorial Team in
 
 

Pope Francis: Do not be afraid of holiness

(CNA/EWTN News) During his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis urged thousands of pilgrims to recognize that although everyone is a sinner, it is possible to be holy because of God’s grace.

“Do not be afraid of holiness, do not be afraid to aim high, to be loved and purified by God, do not be afraid to let yourself be guided by the Holy Spirit,” he told those gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Oct. 2.

The Pope said that the God we find within the Church is not “a ruthless judge,” but one like the father in the parable of the prodigal son, who is always waiting.

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