Pope Francis’ Jewish prayer

One of the significant truths that we learn at primary catechism is that God himself is the Author of Sacred Scripture; and that with the coming of Christ, Holy Mother Catholic Church became the sacred depository of this incomparable treasure. Thus, just as a pen in the hand of a writer, the concrete author of each one of the holy books – David, Moses or Luke, for example – are nothing other than mere instruments in the hand of the Divine writer, God, the only true Author of the Holy Bible. The Church uses portions from these divinely inspired books for the divine worship. This is particularly true of the Psalms, which constitute the Divine Office or the Liturgy of the Hours, within whose inspired verses the Church recognizes the voice of God himself, guiding us in a prayer that pleases Him. Read on…