Vatican City, Jan 19, 2016 / 12:00 pm
Even great saints had at times succumbed to sin, Pope Francis said Tuesday during his Mass at the chapel of the Santa Marta residence.
"During the Christian journey, the journey the Lord has invited us to undertake, there is no saint without a past and no sinner without a future," the Pope said in his Jan. 19 homily, according to Vatican Radio's translation.
The Roman Pontiff based his reflections on the day's first reading, and spoke about King David as a saint who nonetheless committed some serious sins.
"The life of this man moves me," the Roman Pontiff said, speaking of David.