Benedict XVI:in Saints love conquers selfishness and death

Solemnity of all Saints message.
by The Vatican / You Tube Channel | Source: www.youtube.com/user/vatican




In the Saints we see the victory of love over selfishness and death: we see that following Christ leads to life, eternal life, and gives meaning to the present, every moment that passes, because it fills it with love and hope". This was Pope Benedict's message Thursday morning, on the Solemnity of All Saints, before the Angelus prayer from the window of his study overlooking St. Peter's Square. He said only faith in eternal life makes us truly love history and the present, but without attachment, with the freedom of the pilgrim, who loves the earth because his heart is in Heaven. The two dimensions of the earth, its' journey through history and the eternity of Heaven, are united by the "communion of s ...


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