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Let us pray to the Lord for Nigeria, so that every form of violence might always be avoided, in the constant search of social harmony through the promotion of justice and the common good.
What is not expressed in love of neighbour is not true love of God; and, likewise, what is not drawn from one's relationship with God is not true love of neighbour. #GospelOfTheDay (Mt 22:34-40)
If we want true integral human development for all, war must be avoided, ensuring the rule of law and tireless recourse to negotiation and arbitration. The United Nation ’s Charter applies transparently and sincerely, and is an reference point of justice and a peace. #UNDay
Life without fraternal gratuitousness becomes a form of frenetic commerce, constantly weighing what we give and what we get back. God, instead, gives freely, helping even those who are unfaithful; he “makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good” (Mt 5:45). #FratelliTutti
St #JohnPaulII and his passion for life and fascination with the mystery of God, of the world and of humankind was an extraordinary gift of God to the Church. Let us remember his faith: may it be an example to lives as witnesses today.