Francis: The love of God can make the dry land flower

“The love of God can transform our lives, can let those desert places in our hearts bloom.” The announcement of the Resurrection of Christ resounds throughout the Church and the world, and Pope Francis recalls with joy that Easter is “the passage of human beings from the slavery of sin and evil, to the freedom of love and goodness.” Before a crowd of hundreds of thousands of people, the Pope celebrated Mass on the steps of Saint Peter’s Basilica, in the Piazza decorated for spring to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ, the mercy of God, that calls us to be channels of His love in order to “water the earth, to guard all of creation and to make justice and peace flower.” The Pope’s thoughts turned to …

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