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Divine Condescension

A meditation on the mercy of God becoming flesh

By: Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap, Preacher to the Papal Household

Divine Condescension: A meditation on the mercy of God becoming flesh by Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap, Preacher to the Papal Household

Let us see in what sense the Incarnation of the Word constitutes the fundamental event of God’s mercy. 

St. Augustine writes, “Could there be more mercy shown to us unhappy creatures than the mercy that induced the creator of heaven to descend...

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