Pope urges Catholics to be moved by the joy of the Resurrection

Posted April 15, 2018 9:13 pm by Editor

Pope urges Catholics to be moved by the joy of the Resurrection

ROME – On Sunday Pope Francis visited a Roman parish, telling Mass-goers to allow themselves to be moved by the immense joy of the resurrection, which overcomes sin and renews believers, allowing them to have a youthful heart.Noting how the disciples had a hard time believing it was really Jesus who appeared to them in the day’s Gospel, Francis asked “why didn’t they believe? Why did they doubt?”“There is a word in the Gospel that gives us an explanation: While they were still incredulous for joy and were amazed.”The disciples, he said, couldn’t believe it was Jesus because “they couldn’t

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