We’d like to think so, but too often it just isn’t true:
Pope Benedict XVI urged more than 150,000 followers at mass Sunday in the French shrine town of Lourdes to hold firm in their faith, telling them “love is stronger than evil.”
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“The power of love is stronger than the evil which threatens us,” he said.
We need to make sure that love (or good) is better prepared than evil, even better armed. Anything less is wishful thinking.