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Today's Gospel + short theological explanation

Sunday 10th (B) in Ordinary Time

Gospel text (Mk 3,20-35): The teachers of the Law who had come from Jerusalem said, «He is possessed by Beelzebul: the chief of the demons helps him to drive out demons» (…).

Adoration should never be betrayed. Error of the marxist atheism

EDITORIAL TEAM evangeli.net (based on texts by Benedict XVI) (Città del Vaticano, Vatican)

Today, we face one of the most pernicious consequences of the heart’s unbelief and obstinacy: the deformation of Jesus’ face. The episode of today’s Gospel reaches absurdity: to attribute to Jesus a demonic power to explain de devil’s expulsion. Regrettable and malicious error!

This coarse error of the scribes has been repeated in a materialistic version in modern times. Shouldn’t the Saviour of the world show His identity by feeding everybody? Marxism would have satiated everybody’s hunger and converted the desert in bread. However, History showed that when the hierarchy of goods is not respected there is no more justice; on the contrary destruction and disruption are produced within the material goods. When God is denied or simply given a secondary place (left aside), then fail precisely those allegedly most important things.

—O Lord: Bread is important, freedom is more important, but fundamental is the lasting fidelity and adoration never betrayed.