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Mercy is the ‘fullness of justice’?

Eduardo J. Echeverria, Ph.D. | Special to The Michigan Catholic Recently, in Pope Francis’s first interview with an Italian television channel, he stated, “Justice and mercy in God are one thing. Mercy is just and justice is merciful.” How can justice and mercy be the same thing? If the justice of Jesus’ death on the cross…