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Indian activist: Benedict XVI's peace message an invitation to be welcomed with hope and courage
Lenin Raguvanshi, director of the People's Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (Pvchr), comments on Benedict XVI’s messgae for the 46th World Day of Peace. Among the threats to a "sustainable peace", male selfishness in male-female relationships, which leads to violence, such as New Delhi rape or selective abortions. The "fundamental" role of religion, against extreme forms of secularism that hinder peace.
Lenin Raghuvanshi, Indian activist: "The Pope shows the world the way for peace"
The director of the Human Rights Commission of India, comments on the Pope's message for Lent: "The world must listen to the words of the Pope, they show the path we all need to followto fight injustice."
May Easter bring peace and justice to the Holy Land, Pakistan, Iraq and the whole world, Pope says
In his message Urbi et Orbi, Benedict XVI calls upon humanity to build a future of love and truth and overcome the many tragic expressions of a “culture of death” that is now spreading. He hopes the Resurrection may bring light and strength to national leaders so that economic and financial activity may finally be driven by the criteria of truth, justice and fraternal aid.
11/12/2008 VATICAN - PEACE 2009
Message for Peace 2009: the poor, wealth of the world
Benedict XVI asks nations to combat poverty by including the poor, making them active partners in development. Population control policies are "irrational," the ideologies that want redistribution of wealth are "illusory," the current financial system and its disastrous techniques are "based upon very short-term thinking." The education of the poor and sharing are the path of the Church's mission, and of peace. A link to the complete text of the message.
12/12/2007 IRAQ - VATICAN
Iraqi bishop: West, rediscover the family as a school of peace
“In Germany the Muslim women push children in prams along the streets while German women have their dogs and cats”. The provoking remark by Msgr. Louis Sako, Chaldean archbishop of Kirkuk comments on Benedict XVI’s World Day for Peace message 2008.
Peace and ecology: theme announced for 2010 World Day of Peace
The message will focus on globalization, the protection of creation and cultivation peace and good. A follow on from, Benedict XVI’s Encyclical "Caritas in Veritate social. More solidarity and less control over the population by preventing population growth.
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