Pope Explains Parable of Fig Tree
As a follower of Christ you may not think you have anything in common with a fig tree, but as the Holy Father explained March 24, 2019, there is a message for the faithful in the parable of the fig tree in the 13th chapter of Like.
The Pope’s explanation came before praying the noonday Angelus with the large crowd of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square. The parable is simple to tell. A master has a barren fig tree and thinks about cutting it down. But the vinedresser asks for time to water and fertilize the tree and make it