Meaning of Poor In Spirit


#1

Please explain why the Kingdom of Heaven is granted to the “Poor In Spirit” . What is meant by “Poor In Spirit”?


#2

The Catechism of the Catholic Church:

1728 The Beatitudes confront us with decisive choices concerning earthly goods; they purify our hearts in order to teach us to love God above all things.

For information on the meaning of the Beatitude “Blessed are the Poor”:

*Catholic Encyclopedia
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*]Beatitudes[/LIST]I also highly recommend the book *The Cross and the Beatitudes * by Fulton J. Sheen:
everythingcatholic.com/800/book.asp?specific=1&id=362


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