The Supreme Pontiff wants to change some lyrics from the world’s most known religious prayer “Our Lord”.
Pope Francis says the Roman Catholic Church might consider adopting a more realistic and gentle adaption of the “lead us not into temptation” lyric of the “Our Father” prayer.
“That is not a good translation,” the pope said in a television interview aired on Wednesday night.
The Lord’s Prayer also known as Our Father or Pater Noster is a venerated Christian prayer that, according to the New Testament, Jesus taught the way to pray.
Two versions of this prayer are recorded: the long form in the Gospel of Matthew in the middle of the Sermon on the Mount, and the short form in the Gospel of Luke when “one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, as John [the Baptist] taught his disciples.