Saturday, March 27, 2010

Benedict XVI: Jesus is known above all by the heart

Young person: "The Gospel says that Jesus looked at the young man and loved him. Holy Father, what does it mean to be looked at with love by Jesus; how can we also have this experience today? But is it truly possible to live this experience even in today's world?"Benedict XVI: "A person can not learn the same way in which I can study math, for math, reason is necessary and is sufficient, but to know a person, above all the great person, Jesus, the God- man, we need reason, but at the same time also the heart. Only with the opening of the heart for Him alone, together knowing what he said, what he did, with our love, with our movement towards him, can we increasingly know Him. READ MORE

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