VATICAN CITY — The progress of the Church can be hindered by the dual temptations of wanting to remain in the past and “adolescent progressivism,” Pope Francis said.
The danger of a progressive approach to the Holy Spirit is that believers becomes “like teenagers, who, in their enthusiasm, want to have everything, and in the end? You slip up.” he said at the June 12 morning Mass.
“It’s like when the road is covered in ice and the car slips and go offtrack. ... This is the other temptation at the moment! We, at this moment in the history of the Church, we cannot go backwards or go off the track!” the Pope said.
The track the Church must follow, he said during his homily, “is that of...READ MORE