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Welcome Resurrection with trust and love

Welcome Resurrection with trust and love, says Jerusalem archbishop

The mystery of the Resurrection is difficult to understand or explain and can only be welcomed into one’s heart with trust and love, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, said in his Easter homily at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

“Today in Jerusalem, as in any other part of the world, the mystery par excellence, the core of our faith — that is, the Resurrection — is placed before our consciousness,” he said April 17. “What have we done with this mystery? How much has the consciousness that Christ is risen and alive changed and determined our existence?”

“Let us not retreat or lock ourselves in our fears. Let us not allow death and its subjects to frighten us. That would be to deny with our lives our faith in the Resurrection,” he said during the first Easter Mass following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions imposed in 2020.

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