Posts Tagged ‘Hypocrisy’

Don’t be religious hypocrites — young people are watching us elderly

Thursday, May 5th, 2022

On the path of these catecheses on old age, today we meet a biblical figure—and old man—named Eleazar, who lived at the time of the persecution of Antiochus Epiphanes. He is a wonderful character. His character gives us a testimony of the special relationship that exists between the fidelity of old age and the honour Read more

Pope’s homily on hypocrisy confronts a practice-what-you-preach moment

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Christians who seem close to the church but are hypocrites because they don’t care for others are like aimless tourists, Pope Francis said last week. They “are always passing by but never enter the church in a fully communal way” Francis told those at his weekly general audience. Saying these Christians are like tourists visiting Read more