Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

There Were Times...

... "When it seemed the Lord was sleeping".

No, the Pope wasn't hinting that he'd lost his faith.  He was referencing the story of the storm on the Lake of Galilee (Mark 4, 35-41)- the point of which is that we must carry on trusting in God even when he seems to have abandoned us.
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