Card. Tagle to faithful: “We are for Christ”

“If you love Christ, many people will hate you.” This is what Archbishop Card. Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila said on the solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. During Mass at San Sebastian Church in Manila, the cardinal assured the trip toward Christ will not be easy for Christians, especially at this time when “God has many opponents.”

“Sometimes, those who try to be gods are attractive [to others] and gain more followers than Christ,” said Cardinal Tagle. He reiterated that, despite attacks on the Church, Catholics should not involve themselves in any type of fight to get even. “We don’t need to fight, and it’s not our purpose to join in those arguments, but prepare to be attacked because we are for Christ,” he added.

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