Who Am I? A Sinner

Posted August 24, 2017 7:24 pm by Rev. Nicholas Blackwell O. Carm.

Who Am I?  A Sinner

Early on in the pontificate of Pope Francis, during an interview, when asked who he was Pope Francis responded with the statement “I am a sinner.”  At the time, this statement was used in the U.S., to exclaim the humbleness and relatable-ness of Pope Francis to the everyday person.  In the light of recent events (like the Charlottesville protests and attack), I believe we as a people need to return to the concept of Sin.  Like Pope Francis, I myself am a sinner.  A sinner is one who engages in sin, so what is Sin?  Within the Roman Catholic tradition

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