VATICAN CITY — Reflecting on how St. Paul endured pain for Christ, Pope Francis said May 7 that good Christians do not complain about their trials but endure them with patient silence because their hearts are at peace.
Christians “who constantly complain fails to be a good Christian: They become Mr. or Mrs. Whiner, no? Because they always complain about everything, right?” the Pope remarked in his homily at St. Martha’s residence.
The Christian response to suffering is “silence in endurance, silence in patience,” he stated.
During his Passion, the Pope noted, Jesus “did not speak much, only two or three necessary words. ... But it is not a sad silence; the silence of bearing the...READ MORE