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Like Jesus, Padre Pio was for salvation, not condemnation — Caloocan bishop

Like Jesus, Padre Pio was for salvation, not condemnation — Caloocan bishop

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THE HEART of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, like that of Jesus, “burned with the priestly zeal to save and not to condemn sinners.” This was the homily of Fr. Virgilio David, Caloocan bishop and Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) vice president, on Monday following the arrival of the incorrupt heart relic of St. Padre Pio at the University. “Ang paraan ni Kristo ay hindi pumatay. Christ’s way is never the eagerness to kill, but the zeal to offer one’s life” the bishop said.   “People who are too eager to fight for a cause can also be very dangerous. Like those who say ‘Ipaglaban ang kaayusan at katiwasayan ng lipunan laban sa mga kriminal!’ People like this eventually start to feel more comfortable changing the slogan ‘Ang mamatay nang dahil sa’yo’ into ‘Ang puma...