Vivir el Año de la Misericordia

Authored by Edward Sri, STD in Issue #2.1 of The Catechetical Review

Si entrabas a la tiendita de la esquina y preguntabas al ciudadano estadounidense promedio, "Qué es lo que representa la Iglesia Católica?", ¿cuál sería su respuesta?

Muchos enfocarían los asuntos morales: "La Iglesia Católica está en contra del aborto, en contra de la contracepción, y en contra del 'matrimonio' gay'". Casi nadie diría: "La Iglesia Católica representa a Dios quien es amor y quien nos creó por amor; quien nos invita a compartir su amor; quien envió a su Hijo para morir por nosotros por amor; y quien quiere perdonarnos sin importar lo que hemos hecho y nos sana para que estemos felices en esta vida y con Él por siempre en el cielo."

El amor y la misericordia de Dios están en el mero corazón del Evangelio; sin embargo, la mayoría de la gente, incluyendo muchos católicos, desconocen este punto central de nuestra fe. Esta es una razón por la que el Papa Francisco he hecho una llamada para este Jubileo extraordinario llamado "El Año de la Misericordia".

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