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Caritas’ task is to express God’s love whilst striving for social justice, says Pope
Benedict XVI tells participants to Caritas Internationalis’ general assembly that their task is part of the Church’s universality and calls for bearing witness to one’s own experience of faith and being open to all men.
Pope: "There is no human cry that is not heard by God"
General audience, Benedict XVI speaks of prayer in the Letters of St. Paul. It is true that "we do not know how to pray: We can only open ourselves up, make time available for God; wait for Him to help us truly enter into dialogue”. World Day of the Family, work, supports it and allows it to be open to life. Sunday "as a day of rest."
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Caritas Myanmar, on a mission for the human and social development of all ethnic groups
The charity’s president, Mgr Raymond Sumlut Gam, and director, Win Tun Kyi, spoke to AsiaNews about how the Catholic organisation operates. In the wake of the conflicts that tore at the country, its people need "humanitarian assistance and education".
For pope, God will ask the powerful of the Earth “if they really provide[d] food for Him in every person”
During the Mass he celebrated to mark the opening of the 20th General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis, Francis pleaded again not to forget the "intolerable injustices" suffered by "our Christian brothers and sisters who have been violently deprived of the food for the body and for the soul: they have been driven from their homes and their churches, at times destroyed.” He also warned that “those who experience the Caritas mission are not just service providers, but true witnesses of Christ”.
May the crisis lead Christians to show solidarity towards its victims, Pope says
In his address to Italian bishops Benedict XVI highlights an “educational emergency” at a time of relativism and nihilism. This calls for educators who know to how “trust in life and in man, in his reason and in his capacity to love.
The Lord of History is on the side of the humble, says the Pope
Benedict XVI ends with a meditation on the Magnificat the series of catecheses on the psalms and the canticles that began with John Paul II I April 2001.
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