I need som help here. Reading this article kind of disturbed me. I know we can’t “earn” our way to salvation, that it is only through the Grace of Christ that we are saved, however, Faith Alone is heresy, without works. Check this out:
**Papal preacher tells pope that faith alone will bring salvation
**VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Even those who spend their lives serving the church must recognize that faith alone will save them, the preacher of the papal household told Pope Benedict XVI and his closest aides. “Christianity does not start with that which man must do to save himself, but with what God has done to save him,” Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa said in his Dec. 16 Advent meditation. The preacher told the pope and top Vatican officials that they, like St. Paul, must avoid any temptation to think that the good works they have accomplished will guarantee their salvation. “Gratuitous justification through faith in Christ is the heart” of St. Paul’s preaching “and it is a shame that this has been practically absent from the ordinary preaching of the church,” he said.
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