Posts Tagged ‘Parable of the Lost Sheep’

Pope Francis: No distance can keep the shepherd away

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said the parable of the Good Shepherd is a key example of God’s mercy, because it represents the depth of the Lord's concern in ensuring that no one is lost. The parable “represents Jesus’ solicitude toward sinners and the mercy of God which is not resigned to losing anyone,” the Pope said May 4.
Publish date: 2016 - 5 - 5

Parable of the Lost Sheep

True justice feels compassion, false justice feels scorn. Although the just rightly repel sinners, one act is followed by the swelling of pride, while the other from the zeal for discipline. For the just, though on the surface they do not spare rebukes for the sake of discipline, they do it out of charity within. […]
Publish date: 2013 - 11 - 7