Seventy-Seven Times. A Message for America on September 11

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Then Peter approaching asked him, "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?" Jesus answered, "I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.” Depending on where you look, you may see Jesus’ words translated differently, as “seventy times seven times.” That, by my calculations, would be 490 times.The New American Bible, like the Jerusalem Bible, says “seventy-seven times.” However, a previous translation of the New American said “se … [Read more...]