12/16/2015 - Pope Francis, Reminding That Salvation Is Free, Warns Against Fraudsters

An estimated 10 million Roman Catholics are expected to pass through the Holy Door, a symbol of the threshold to salvation, during a yearlong celebration dedicated to the theme of mercy. But, Pope Francis warned on Wednesday, be wary of fraudsters asking for a toll to enter the doorway. “Be careful,” he exhorted, according to the Catholic News Service. “Beware of someone who is sly or sneaky who tells you that you need to pay. Salvation cannot be paid for, salvation cannot be bought.”

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