Rome, Italy, Mar 9, 2015 / 09:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians cannot hide their lives from Jesus, Pope Francis has said. Instead, they must recognize their sins and trust in the mercy of God.
During the season of Lent, the Pope said, we should ask ourselves: “Does Jesus trust me, or do I lie to him?” Do I behave as a Catholic who then “lives as a pagan?” One might say “Jesus does not know, no one will tell him.” But he knows.
“We cannot fool Jesus,” the Pope said, because “he knows us from within.”
His comments came in a Sunday homily to the congregation of the Roman parish of Santa Maria Madre del Redentore, Holy Mother Mary of the Redeemer, during a March 8 pastoral visit to the suburb of Tor Bella Monaca.
“Jesus knows all that which is within our hearts,” the pontiff continued. “We…
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