Those who cannot manage to give a little of themselves always give too little.
(General Audience, January 9, 2013)
True unity could never be founded upon relationships which deny the equal dignity of other persons..
(Discourse on the occasion of the youth vigil, Randwick Racecourse, 19 July 2008)
Almsgiving helps us to overcome this constant temptation, teaching us to respond to our neighbor’s needs and to share with others whatever we possess through divine goodness.
(Message for Lent 2008, October 30, 2007)