Pope John Paul II with his would-be assassin
THE measure of love is not how we treat our friends, but our enemies.
THE WAY OF FEAR
As I wrote in The Great Scattering, the enemies of the Church are growing, their torches lit with flickering and twisted words as they begin their march into the Garden of Gethsemane. The temptation is to run—to avoid conflict, to shy away from speaking the truth, to even hide our Christian identity.