Pope Francis: The love of Christ possesses us

In his Homily at the Casa Santa Martha on Saturday morning the Holy Father, referring to a reading by St Paul, explained that the Christian life is not staying in a corner to carve a road which takes you into heaven, but it’s a dynamic that encourages one to stay “on the road” to proclaim that Christ has reconciled us to God, by taking on our sins.

Focusing on the key word “Reconcilation” Pope Francis said that true reconciliation means that God in Christ took on our sins and He became the sinner for us in order to liberate us.

But the Pope observed that there is a risk of “never arriving at this truth” in the times when “we ‘devalue somewhat Christian life”, reducing it to a list of things t …

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