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Forgiveness: Merciful like the Father

This is the last in a series or columns on forgiveness in connection with the Jubilee of Mercy. The process of forgiveness does not begin after the offense; actually, forgiveness

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We are forgiven so we can forgive

One of the most moving experiences of forgiveness found in Scripture is when Jesus — on the night of his resurrection and the following Sunday as well — appeared before

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One of the most daunting challenges of forgiveness

In pastoral counseling and in the confessional, I have found that forgiving oneself is one of the most daunting challenges of forgiveness. It is not unusual that somebody is able

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Seeing forgiveness as a work in progress

Part of a series or articles on forgiveness in the Jubilee of Mercy. In my last article I had written of forgiveness as both a personal choice — it will

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Forgiveness: both a choice and a grace

Part of a series of articles on forgiveness in the Jubilee of Mercy.   As I had written in my last article, injuries evoke anger in relationships. Anger is the

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Righteous anger, sinful anger and forgiveness

Part of a series of articles on forgiveness in the Jubilee Year of Mercy. I had written in my last article: “Forgiveness does not deny the anger and pain one