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Abraham Exemplifies Christian Journey, Pope Says

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Abraham Exemplifies Christian Journey, Pope Says

In his Wednesday General Audience, Pope Benedict pointed to the legacy of Abraham as an example of the Christian’s longing for the “true homeland” of heaven and as the “first great role model” of having faith in God: “Abraham, the believer, teaches us faith and, like a stranger on earth, points out our true homeland. Faith makes us pilgrims on earth, situated in the world and in history, but on the path toward our heavenly homeland".


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