Faith brings hope even at moment of death, pope says

Posted October 18, 2017 5:09 pm by Editor

Faith brings hope even at moment of death, pope says

VATICAN CITY – Christians can find hope even at the hour of death, which faith teaches is not a closed door but a wide-open passage to a new life with Christ, Pope Francis said.While all men and women are “small and helpless in front of the mystery of death,” Jesus’ victory over death assures Christians of the joy of the resurrection, the pope said Oct. 18 during his weekly general audience.Despite chilly temperatures in Rome, thousands gathered in St. Peter’s Square to greet the pope who rode around St. Peter’s Square in the popemobile, stopping frequently to greet pilgrims and

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