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Santos' welding shop collapsed, destroying the tools on . Gates of mercy difficult to enter with bloated pride, pope says. VATICAN CITY (CNS) - The "narrow gate" to salvation described by Jesus isn't narrow because God is oppressive, but because pride bloats Christians and prevents them from entering God's merciful embrace, Pope Francis said. Christians "must seize the opportunities of salvation" and not waste time on trivial things before the gate is closed, the pope said before . Monday, August 22, 2016.
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