Calls for Biden Resignation Grow as America Grieves and SteamsAugust 27, 2021
“No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” ~John 15:13August 27, 2021
By William Mahoney, Ph.D., Church Militant, August 26, 2021
The central theme of Francis’ general audience today was hypocrisy. The pontiff defined hypocrisy as “fear of the truth” — and posited the hypocrite does “not know how to love,” putting the Church’s unity in jeopardy. Church Militant’s William Mahoney looks at the pope’s message and some raised eyebrows.
In the Paul VI Audience Hall on Wednesday, the pope addressed hypocrisy in the workplace, in politics among those who live double lives and in the Church.
Pope Francis: “Hypocrisy in the Church is particularly detestable — and unfortunately, hypocrisy exists in the Church. There are many hypocritical Christians and ministers.”
Francis went on to quote the words of Our Lord in the Gospel of Matthew: “Let your ‘yes’ mean ‘yes,’ and your ‘no’ mean ‘no.’ Anything more is from the evil one.” …