Benedict XVI: From faith a positive model for Fatherhood

God’s love is true fatherhood, His concern for humanity, teaching us how to respond to evil with good, transforming death into life, said Benedict XVI at the Wednesday general audience. The Pope noted it is not always easy to speak about fatherhood today due to the fast pace of life, family breakdowns, especially in the West, and few positive educational role models. However, faith and our relationship with God help us on life’s path. Often we desire a God whose omnipotence conforms to our way of thinking. Faced with evil and suffering, it is difficult to believe in God the Father Almighty, some even seek refuge in idols, yielding to the temptation to find an answer in an alleged “magic” omnipotence …

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