from Pope Benedict’s General Audience this morning

Again, why I love his catecheses:

Symeon the New Theologian “had certain proof that the source of Christ’s presence and action in a person’s soul is love,” said Benedict XVI. “The love of God grows within us if we remain united to Him through prayer and listening to His Word. Only divine love makes us open our hearts to others and renders us sensitive to their needs, bringing us to consider everyone as our brothers and sisters and inviting us to respond to hatred with love and to offence with forgiveness.”

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