Pope's quotes: 'God is greater than our sin'

A quote from Pope Francis:

"After a serious examination of conscience and moved by sincere repentance, we can confess our sins against the Creator, against creation, and against our brothers and sisters. 'The Catechism of the Catholic Church presents the confessional as the place where the truth makes us free.' We know that 'God is greater than our sin,' than all our sins, including those against the environment. We confess them because we are penitent and desire to change. The merciful grace of God received in the sacrament will help us to do so."

-- Message for World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Sept. 9, 2016

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