Father Cantalamessa (Papal Preacher) on Duty of Fraternal Correction


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The Duty of Fraternal Correction
Gospel Commentary for 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

[RIGHT]By Father Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap[/RIGHT]

Extract from homily only:
It is not easy in individual cases to know whether it is better to correct something or let it go, speak or be silent. This is why it is important to remember the Golden Rule, valid in all cases, that St. Paul offers in the second letter: “Owe each other nothing but the debt of mutual love. …] Love does evil to no one.” Augustine synthesized everything in the maxim, “Love and do what you will.”

[quote]You must make sure above all that in your heart there is a fundamental disposition of welcome toward other persons.

If you have this, then whatever you do, whether you correct or remain silent, you will be doing the right thing, because love “does evil to no one.” TO READ ENTIRE HOMILY - HERE

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