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Quote/s of the Day - 28 May

Quote/s of the Day – 28 May

“For our citizenship is in heaven” (Philippians 3:20)

“The Lord opening the way to heaven,
gives us a foretaste of divine life, 138 more words

Morning Prayers

Responsible development respects both the person and the natural environment

From Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate (2009):

Today the subject of development is also closely related to the duties arising from our relationship to the natural environment.

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Meditation

Development programs must be person-centered and transparent

From Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate (2009):

The strengthening of different types of businesses, especially those capable of viewing profit as a means for achieving the goal of a more humane market and society, must also be pursued in those countries that are excluded or marginalized from the influential circles of the global economy.

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Meditation

New forms of business enhance civility and increase competition

From Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate (2009):

When we consider the issues involved in the relationship between business and ethics, as well as the evolution currently taking place in methods of production, it would appear that the traditionally valid distinction between profit-based companies and non-profit organizations can no longer do full justice to reality, or offer practical direction for the future.

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Meditation

An "ethical" economy must focus on persons, not ideologies

From Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate (2009):

Striving to meet the deepest moral needs of the person also has important and beneficial repercussions at the level of economics.

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Meditation

Pope Benedict XVI: The Liturgy is in Good Hands with Cardinal Sarah

(via Catholic Herald)

The retired pope has given a rare endorsement of a serving Church official

We should be grateful to Pope Francis for appointing Cardinal Robert Sarah to guard the Church’s liturgy, Benedict XVI has said. 188 more words

Christianity

Openness to life and respect for the family enable societies to thrive

From Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate (2009):

The notion of rights and duties in development must also take account of the problems associated with population growth.

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Meditation