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A Love Stronger Than Death

A Homily by Pope Benedict XVI

A Love Stronger Than Death: A Homily by Pope Benedict XVI

In his farewell discourse, Jesus announced his imminent death, “I will go away, and I will come to you,” he said (John 14:28). Dying is a “going away.”

Even if the body of the deceased remains behind, he himself has gone away into the unknown, and we cannot follow him (see 13:36). Yet in Jesus’...

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