Vatican City, Aug 1, 2018 / 04:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When a person puts an object or a philosophy above God, it not only destroys happiness, it hinders the ability to experience real love, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

“Attachment to an object or an idea makes us blind to love. Carry this in your heart: idols rob us of love, idols make us blind to love; and to truly love we must be free from every idol…” the pope said Aug. 1.

“In fact, love is incompatible with idolatry: if something becomes absolute and untouchable, then it is more important than a

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