- Dec 5, 2019
Andrea Tornielli, the Vatican’s new editorial director, says the pope’s summit on clerical sexual abuse is not a meeting of experts or technicians, but of pastors.
Robert Enright, a Catholic who teaches at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and who pioneered what’s today known as “forgiveness science” discusses his work.
Dr. Seuss’s ‘Horton Hear a Who’ teaches lessons of forgiveness to children in post-conflict Northern Ireland.
Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, in response to a question on whether he can forgive Cardinal Law, said that “forgiveness is what Christianity is all about, and that doesn’t make it easy.”
In his Angelus address, Pope Francis reflected on the day’s Gospel reading from Matthew, where St. Peter asks Christ: “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive? As many as seven times?” But Christ’s response is that we must forgive seven times seventy times, “that is to say always. You always have to forgive,” the pope said.
Mark Heyer is the father of Heather Heyer, the 32 year old woman who was fatally hit by a car after the “Unite the Right” rally near the University of Virginia on Saturday. He says God has called on him to forgive the man who killed his daughter.