Pope’s Morning Homily: God Pardons Us 77 Times, But We Must Forgive Others
God pardons us 77 times, but that is with the presumption that we too forgive others.
According to Vatican News, Pope Francis gave this reminder during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta as he reflected on the readings of the day, also warning that Satan tries to discourage us from forgiveness, ‘enslaving us’ to hatred.
The Holy Father’s homily centered on acknowledging our sinfulness and, in order to be forgiven by God, forgiving others.
Recalling today’s First Reading from the Book of Daniel, the Pontiff remembered Azariah. Even after being thrown into a burning furnace for refusing to deny the Lord,