The Pope has a message for the Mafia. “Men and women of the Mafia, please change your lives,” he said. This was a warning to the mobsters that they could not take their “bloody money and blood power” to the afterlife.
It is a good reminder to each of us as well that we cannot expect to see the afterlife apart from repentance. --Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
Time, April 7, 2014 p. 15
Acts 3:19 (HCSB) (19) Therefore repent and turn back, so that your sins may be wiped out, that seasons of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,