He is risen, Alleluia

From the Pope’s Easter Vigil:

Pope Benedict XVI marked the holiest night of the year for Christians by stressing that humanity isn’t a random product of evolution.

Benedict emphasized the Biblical account of creation in his Easter Vigil homily Saturday, saying it was wrong to think at some point “in some tiny corner of the cosmos there evolved randomly some species of living being capable of reasoning and of trying to find rationality within creation, or to bring rationality into it.”

“If man were merely a random product of evolution in some place on the margins of the universe, then his life would make no sense or might even be a chance of nature,” he said. “But no, reason is there at the beginning: creative, divine reason.”

Indeed.  Have a blessed day.

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7 Responses

  1. Happy Resurrection! He is risen!

  2. Happy Easter, pjm!

  3. PJM – Happy Easter to you and yours…

    • Thanks, Adrienne! Hope you had a lovely day, too! We were blessed to have dinner with old friends and make some new ones, too. What a fun day!

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