February 17, 2017

Members of the Sharif family share tea at their home in Chicago Feb. 4. They made their way to the United States from Pakistan 20 months ago after being targeted and threatened by a Muslim extremist group. (CNS photo / Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)

"Forgiveness is the opposite of revenge and resentment, not of justice. In fact, true peace is the work of justice."

- Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, in a homily for February 12, 2017, citing Pope John Paul II's message for the 2002 World Day of Peace

NCRonline.org publishes Gumbleton's homilies weekly (including with an audio track you can listen to).

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