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May 12 2014


As in the ancient Church the blood of the martyrs became the seed of new Christians,

so too in our time the blood of innumerable Christians has become a seed of unity.

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The sufferings endured by Christians in these last decades have made a unique and invaluable contribution to the unity of Christ’s disciples. As in the ancient Church, the blood of the martyrs became the seed of new Christians. So too in our time the blood of innumerable Christians has become a seed of unity.
The ecumenism of suffering and of the martyrdom of blood are a powerful summons to walk the long path of reconciliation between the Churches, by courageously and decisively abandoning ourselves to the working of the Holy Spirit. We feel the duty to follow this fraternal path also out of the debt of gratitude we owe to the suffering so many of our brothers and sisters, which is salvific because it is united to the Passion of Christ.

October 21 2016

Jesus himself is the bread of life, and he makes it clear that our relationship with the Father depends on the way we respond to the hunger and thirst of our brothers and sisters.

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September 19 2016

Today more than ever we need peace in this war that is everywhere in the world

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May 6 2016

I dream of a new European humanism, a constant work of humanization that calls for memory, courage, and a sound and humane utopian vision

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March 27 2016

The prayer “O Cross of Christ,” composed by the Holy Father, proclaimed by Pope Francis during the Way of the Cross

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January 4 2016

While conscious of the threat posed by a globalization of indifference, we should also recognize many positive initiatives which testify to the compassion, mercy and solidarity of which we are capable.

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November 26 2015

All men and women of good will are called to work for reconciliation and peace, forgiveness and healing

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October 31 2015
La Repubblica

Papa Francesco, Romero martire due volte: "Dopo la sua morte per mano dei vescovi"

July 28 2014
Il Mattino

Riccardi: svolta storica, la preghiera può unirci

September 4 2013
L'Osservatore Romano

Associazioni e movimenti laicali in vista della giornata di digiuno e orazione

September 3 2013
L'Eco di Bergamo

«Papa Francesco così ha spiazzato tutte le diplomazie»

August 22 2013
Famiglia Cristiana

La via aperta da Francesco al dialogo tra le religioni

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