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The Cross is not for ‘triumphal’ Christianity, Pope tells Slovaks

September 14, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Celebrating the Divine Liturgy at a Byzantine cathedral on September 14, Pope Francis said that “a Christianity without the Cross is a worldly Christianity, and shows itself to be sterile.” The Pontiff criticized those who use the Cross as a sign of political power. He said: “We can fail to accept (except perhaps in words) a weak and crucified Christ, and prefer instead to dream of a God who is powerful and triumphant.”

The Pope made these remarks on the feast of the Triumph of the Cross.

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