The change of "charity" to "love" breeds misunderstanding


At least in non-Catholic circles.

The love I imagine is not blind affection, but a belief that an action or inaction should be construed in the light most reasonably favorable to actor (or non actor).

This thread:

Made me think, surely Jesus would love homosexuals. But his love would not mean an acceptable of lifestyle, it would mean a desire of repetence of sin and a welcoming back into the fold.

When and why was this change adopted?


The secularization of the word "charity" doesn't help either.


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