Love rejoices with others

In his famous discourse on love, St. Paul says that love “does not rejoice at wrong, butrejoices in the right” (1 Corinthians 13:6). Pope Francis comments on the first phrase, love doesnot rejoice at wrong: The expression chaírei epì te adikía has to do with a...

Family, peace, and punishment

Pope Francis reminds us that true love – essential for peace – “is not irritable” or easily provoked. [In St. Paul, irritable] refers to a violent reaction within, a hidden irritation that sets us on edge where others are concerned, as if they were...