VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI examined salvation history as the story of man’s relationship with and thirst for God at his general audience this week at the Vatican.
“The desire to truly know God, that is, to see the face of God, is inherent in every human being,” he said Jan. 16 in Paul VI Hall.
“Perhaps we also, unconsciously, have this desire to simply see who he is, what he is, who he is for us. But this desire is fulfilled in following Christ, so ... we finally see God as a friend, his face (is) the face of Christ.”
Pope Benedict began his audience by referring to Christ as “the mediator and the fullness of all revelation.” Salvation history begins after the fall of Adam...READ MORE