On this anniversary of D- Day… What have we learned? What can we do?
It was supposed to be “The War to end all wars” (Woodrow Wilson), John XXIII wrote and Encyclical “”Peace on Earth”. “War, Never again war” (Paul VI), John Paul II wrote over 20 messages during his pontificate. When will we learn?
Pope Francis continues the teaching of the Popes with these 10 key words.
Catholic News Service picks 10 quotable quotes from the Pope’s Message fot Peace Day
1. Globalization of Indifference
2. ‘Where is your brother?’
3. Fraternity and the fight against poverty
An elderly woman dines at a church-based center for the elderly in Havana in this Feb. 9, 2012, file photo. (CNS photo/Nancy Phelan Wiechec)
4. May good emerge from bad
6. Stockpile peace
7. Rise to the top with grace
8. Together in harmony
9. Sharing nature’s gifts
10. There’s hope for everyone
It is worth visiting the link above to see the exact quotes.
Which one of the above speaks to you? How will you pray when Pope Francis, and the leaders of Israel and Palestine join together in prayer at the Vatican on Pentecost.?
PS St. Vincent dePaul knew the ravages of ongoing wars. Visit Vincent and Peace by David Carmona