Second Coming

On the Second Coming: "Jesus calls us to anticipation and vigilance"

Dear brothers and sisters: The Gospel of this second-to-last Sunday of the liturgical year proposes to us some of Jesus’ words about the last events of human history, oriented toward the complete fulfillment of the reign of God. It is the preaching that Jesus gave in Jerusalem before his last Passover. It has certain apocalyptic elements, [...]

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On the Last Judgement: “Do we talk about the fact that the Lord will come, that we will meet Him?”

The testimony of Job and Michelangelo's fresco of the Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel are two icons that can restore our certainty in the personal encounter with the Lord. To each of us, the Pope offered the advice that Paul gives to the Christians of Thessalonia, to “comfort one another”, and in other words “to [...]