REFLECTION: A summary of the Pope’s World Peace Day message to youth

by Peter Majura, Program Associate On this year’s World Day of Peace, Pope Benedict XVI gave a reflective and challenging speech, “Educating Young People in Justice and Peace.”  The message was an invitation to young people to recognize their formation and participation in society at large. “Young people with their enthusiasm and idealism can offer … Continue reading REFLECTION: A summary of the Pope’s World Peace Day message to youth

PEACE: Reflections on Pope Benedict XVI’s World Day of Peace message

by Tony Magliano, CNS “With what attitude should we look to the new year?” asks Pope Benedict XVI in his Jan. 1, 2012 World Day of Peace Message. Reflecting on Psalm 130, the Holy Father echoes its message that people of deep faith wait for the Lord with unshakable hope, because they know that he … Continue reading PEACE: Reflections on Pope Benedict XVI’s World Day of Peace message