St. Theophan the Recluse: Love covers a multitude of sins . . .

Icon of St. Theophan the Recluse“Love covers a multitude of sins,” (I Pet. 4:8). That is, for love towards one’s neighbor, God forgives the sins of the one who loves.”

— St. Theophan the Recluse, Letters, VI.949

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