VATICAN CITY (EWTN News/CNA) — Pope Benedict called on Catholics to nourish their faith in order to “prevent evil from taking root” in their lives. His words came during his July 17 Angelus address, which took place at Castel Gandolfo.
The Pope reflected on the Sunday Gospel in which Jesus tells the parable of the wheat and the weeds, reported Vatican Radio. The Pope added that Jesus used parables to explain the mysteries of the Kingdom of heaven.
“Jesus compares the Kingdom of heaven to a wheat field to help us understand that something small and hidden is sown within us which has an irrepressible life force.”
“Despite all obstacles,” he continued, “the seed will grow and the fruit...READ MORE