Tuesday, January 09, 2007


Can someone explain this?

"Together, each in his place and with his respective gifts, let us work to build an integral humanism which alone can guarantee a world of peace, justice and solidarity."

Pope Urges Need for 'Renewed Humanism' (I would like to be able to see and read the entire homily to fully understand what was said by the Pope.)

"The need emerged to elaborate a new world political and economic order, but at the same time and above all, a spiritual and cultural one _ that is, renewed humanism," he said.

"At the start of the Third Millennium we find ourselves smack in the middle of this phase of human history, that has been for some time dubbed 'globalization.'"

The pope said that while politicians, scientists and researchers play important roles in the modern world, "today, more than ever, it is necessary to place at their side the leaders of the great non- Christian religious traditions" as well as Christian leaders.

This posting from NCR-Pope: World peace and the right to life go together

Halt threat of a nuclear arms race, pope says in ’07 peace day message

“I am convinced,” Pope Benedict said, “that respect for the person promotes peace and that, in building peace, the foundations are laid for an authentic integral humanism. In this way a serene future is prepared for coming generations.”

Humanism-definition. The Humanist Magazine.

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