The migrants are looking for a livelihood which their home countries cannot offer. Now, they are living in tents hoping that their dreams of a dignified life will come through.
Series: We need each other
In his latest Encyclical Letter, Pope Francis challenges us all to reclaim the nobility of the political act: to take responsibility as members of one human family for the well-being of all.
Social friendship is possible through a courageous and persistent dialogue, open to the truth, between generations which leads to a culture of encounter.
We agree that the economy has its importance. However, economic success cannot become the ultimate goal in human affairs. When people are evaluated only in market terms, they become mere objects. The economy, on the contrary, must have a human face.
In a divided world, we need an inclusive outlook more than ever. Only a sense of togetherness can heal our many conflicts and divisions. To achieve true peace, we must realize that we need each other.
The world, and especially those nations that waged war in Afghanistan, cannot largely ignore the life and death emergency facing the long-suffering Afghan people. These are our brothers and sisters crying for our help.
It has been proven time and again how climate impacts women more disproportionately than men. They are more vulnerable. Whether it be lack of education, displacement, food insecurity, and lack of economic access, women always face a greater challenge.
As the Church prepares herself for the 2023 Synod on Synodality, we, as members, are invited to a journey of listening and discerning together. It is also a journey of conversation which enables us to assess our faith, to learn from each other and to support one another.
In these trying times of the pandemic, every day that we have is already more than enough reason to be thankful for. If we feel we are about to be sidetracked or derailed, remember to always count the blessings and miracles that we have in life.
The institutional Church has spectacularly failed to care, protect, support, and compensate the innocent vulnerable children for heinous crimes against them. Shame and anger at child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church should lead to eradicating abuse everywhere.