“When one does not cling to the word of the Lord, but to have assurances consultation of horoscopes and psychics, it starts dropping in the background,“ said the Pontiff. If you choose to astrology or fortune telling “that means that the faith is not strong”, he underlined during the Angelus.
In this regard, said the gospel episode of Jesus who walks on the waters of the lake of Galilee and saves Peter from sinking because of the wind.
According to the Pope, “this Gospel story contains a rich symbolism and allows us to reflect on our faith, individually and as a church community”. And he went on to explain that one should “persist firmly in the faith to withstand the ravages of life, stay in the boat of the Church, avoiding the temptation to go up to the ships surrounding and unsure of ideologies, fashions and slogans”.