Evangelium Vitae #10

Evangelium Vitae #10 “What have you done?” (Gen 4:10): the eclipse of the value of life   The Lord said to Cain, ‘What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground.’ (Gen 4:10). The voice of the blood shed by men continues to cry out, from generation to generation, in new and different ways. The Lord’s question: ‘What have you done?’, which Cain...

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Evangelium Vitae #7

Evangelium Vitae #7 “Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and killed him” (Gen 4:8): the roots of violence against life. “God did not make death, and he does not delight in the death of the living. For he has created all things that they might exist … God created man for incorruption, and made  him in the image of his own eternity, but through the devil’s envy death entered the world, and those who...

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Evangelii Gaudium: No to Warring Among Ourselves

Evangelii Gaudium: No To Warring Among Ourselves   98. How many wars take place within the people of God and in our different communities! In our neighbourhoods and in the workplace, how many wars are caused by envy and jealousy, even among Christians! Spiritual worldliness leads some Christians to war with other Christians who stand in the way of their quest for power, prestige, pleasure and economic security. Some are even no...

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