Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Faith and Reason


"Anyone who acts irrationally cannot become a disciple of Jesus. Faith and reason are necessary and complementary in the pursuit of truth. God created man with an innate vocation to the truth and he gave him reason for this purpose. Certainly, it is not irrationality but rather the yearning for truth which the Christian faith promotes. Each man and woman has to seek the truth and to choose it when he or she finds it, even at the risk of embracing sacrifices."

  — Pope Benedict XVI, Homily, Plaza de la Revoluci√≥n, Havana, March 28, 2012

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