Many expect the Apostolic See to give them the support they often fail to find elsewhere
Many expect the Apostolic See to give them the support they often fail to find elsewhere. In this perspective the Peter’s Pence Collection is a true and proper participation in the work of evangelization, especially if one considers the meaning and importance of concretely sharing in the concerns of the universal Church.
(Speech at the Circle St. Peter, 28 February 2003)
The solidarity of the human family is the fundamental condition of our living together
We are called to recognize the basic solidarity of the human family as the fundamental condition of our life together on this earth.
(Message for the celebration of the 20th World Day of Peace, January 1, 1987)
The accumulation of material goods is not the ultimate goal of life
The accumulation of material goods is not the ultimate goal of life. The true liberation of man will be achieved only, as will the elimination of all that is opposed to human dignity, when the spiritual vision of man will be held in consideration and pursued.
(Meeting with representatives of various religious traditions and cultures, Nuova Delhi, 2 February 1986)
A LITTLE OR A LOT, IT IS ALL WELCOME. GIVING IS A GIFT