“The scourge of pornography, now spread everywhere via the Web, must be denounced as a permanent attack on the dignity of men and women. It is not only a matter of protecting children-the urgent task of the authorities and all of us-but also of declaring pornography as a threat to public health.
“Organized crime leads to social damage on a large scale: it generates visible and invisible victims, who endure suffering that must be heard and compensated; it also requires society as a whole to fight back against the constructs that are often rooted in the collective unconscious, and which lead to its proliferation.” “It is my […]
“We hope and pray that this war – shameful for all of us, for all of humanity – will end as soon as possible: “it is unacceptable; each additional day adds more death and destruction.” Pope Francis used the strong language to denounce the Russian invasion of Ukraine on March 26 when he received in […]
“We must be vigilant, not be frightened: it happens to everyone, and be vigilant because they often appear under an apparent form of good. In fact, the devil, who is cunning, always uses deception.,” and he even knows “how to dis-guise himself with sacred, apparently religious motives,” Pope Francis said on this first Sunday of […]
The Pope appealed “ to those with political responsibility to examine their consciences seriously before God, who is the God of peace and not of war.” And he called on believers and non-believers alike to unite in a joint supplication for peace next 2 March, Ash Wednesday, by praying and fasting. “Jesus taught us that […]
“It is a beautiful image,” the Pope said, explaining that “every day the boat of our life leaves the shores of our home to sail out into the sea of daily activities; every day we try to ‘fish from the sea’, to cultivate dreams, to pursue projects, to experience love in our relationships.” But often, […]