Judgement

          The single, most often quoted line from Pope Francis perhaps,  is his reply to a question he was asked vis-à-vis the morality of a particularly sensitive issue: ‘Who am I to judge?’  This remark might seem evasive or less-than-serious.  In fact it is on safe ground.  Jesus says that ‘God did not send the Son into the world to condemn it, (but so that the world might be saved through him).’ John 3.17That doesn’t mean...
Last Judgement
"Have you ever done something simply on principle, because it was the right thing to do, knowing that you couldn't explain it to anyone, without there even being a good feeling attached to your act.  If you have done this, you have experienced God, perhaps without knowing it” (Karl Rahner SJ). Jesus would agree.  He made the point in his parable of the Sheep and Goats (Matt 25.31f ).  At the end of time we will all be judged according to our helping or failing to help others.  These are the...