VATICAN CITY — Lukewarm Christians try to build a Church that conforms to their own common sense and see too much risk in following Jesus, Pope Francis said.
“They are Christians of good sense only: They keep their distance. Christians, so to speak, who are ‘satellites,’ that have a Church small in size. To quote the words of Jesus in Revelation, (they are) ‘lukewarm Christians,’” the Pope said at the April 20 morning Mass in the chapel of St. Martha’s residence.
“They walk only in the presence of common sense. ... This is a temptation (to use) just worldly prudence,” he added.
He delivered his homily on the Gospel reading from John 6 in which Jesus declares that unless believers...READ MORE