‘The right to weep must not be denied. Even Jesus was deeply moved and profoundly troubled by the bereavement of a family he loved. We can, instead, draw from the simple and powerful witness of many families who have known how to grasp, in the difficult passage of death, also the safe passage offered by the Lord, crucified and risen, with his irrevocable promise of the resurrection of the dead.
The work of God’s love is stronger than the work of death. We must seek to be ‘accomplices’ to that love, with our faith.
Death was defeated by Jesus on the cross. Jesus will restore all of us to our families.’
— Pope Francis: General audience, St. Peter’s Square, June 17, 2015
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