Monday, April 10, 2017

Amoris Laetitia - Par. 253

When Death Makes Us Feel Its Sting

253.  At times family life is challenged by the death of a loved one.  We cannot fail to offer the light of faith as a support to families going through this experience.280  To turn our backs on a grieving family would show a lack of mercy, mean the loss of a pastoral opportunity, and close the door to other efforts at evangelization.

280  Cf. ibid., 20.