VATICAN CITY — In his Sunday Angelus message March 9, Pope Francis stressed the importance of resisting temptations by finding refuge in God’s word.
Reflecting on Sunday’s Gospel passage of the temptation of Jesus by Satan in the desert, the Holy Father said, “Note well: How does Jesus respond? He doesn’t dialogue with Satan, like Eve had done in earthly paradise. Jesus knows well that with Satan one cannot dialogue, because he’s very cunning. For this reason, Jesus, rather than dialoguing like Eve did, chooses to take refuge in the word of God and responds with the force of this word.”
“Let us remind ourselves of this in moments of temptation, in our own temptations: no discussions with...READ MORE