Thursday, December 22, 2016

Amoris Laetitia - Par. 144

144.  As true man, Jesus showed his emotions.  He was hurt by the rejection of Jerusalem (cf. Mt 23:27) and this moved him to tears (cf. Lk 19:41).  He was also deeply moved by the sufferings of others (cf. Mk 6:34).  He felt deeply their grief (cf. Jn 11:33), and he wept at the death of a friend (cf. Jn 11:35).  These examples of his sensitivity showed how much his human heart was open to others.


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