Advent, Suffering and the Promise of Joy. By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Archbishop of Philadelphia
ROME, DEC. 18, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Scripture is a love story, the story of God's love for humanity. But it's a real story filled with real people. It's not a fairytale. In Scripture, as in the real world, evil things happen to innocent persons. The wicked seem to thrive. Cruelty and suffering are common.