Evangelii Gaudium: God never tires of forgiving us

This question came up at RCIA this week: what's the difference between Peter and Judas? The Gospel says that Judas betrayed Jesus, and Peter denied him. One is vilified, one became pope. What's the deal?One obvious answer is that Judas delivered Jesus into the hands of those who would kill him, while Peter, hmm, well, he denied his Lord to save his skin. The two offenses aren't commensurate in human terms. But there's more to it than that: Peter repented, and sought forgiveness; Judas … [Read more...]