For the Elderly – The Pope Video
We cannot speak about family without talking about the importance of the elderly among us.
There have never been so many of us in the history of humanity, but we don’t quite know how to live this new stage of life: there are many plans for assistance for the old age, but few projects for existence.
We elderly people often have a special sensitivity for care, for reflection, and affection. We are, or we can become, teachers of tenderness. And indeed we can!
In this world accustomed to war, we need a true revolution of tenderness.
We have a great responsibility towards new generations about this.
Let us remember: grandparents and the elderly are the bread that nourishes our lives, the hidden wisdom of a people. That is why we must celebrate them, and I have established a day dedicated to them.
Let us pray for the elderly, that they may become teachers of tenderness so that their experience and wisdom may help young people to look towards the future with hope and responsibility.
Let us pray that the international community may commit itself concretely to abolish torture, guaranteeing support to victims and their families.
Sunday 21 May is the 57th World Day of Social Communications. This year’s theme is: “Speaking from the heart, according to the truth and with charity.” In his message on this occasion, Pope Francis tells communicators that...
Let us pray that ecclesial movements and groups may daily rediscover their evangelizing mission, and that they place their own charisms at the service of the world’s needs.
The Holy Father, as is customary, meets with ‘local’ Jesuits, this time with us, Hungarian Jesuits. The meeting started on Saturday evening a few minutes after six o’clock and lasted about an hour and a half. What characterised our meeting?
The musical song Camino - Christ, you are my future has been selected as the official song of Pope Francis’ visit to Hungary, from the 28th to the 30th of April. It was written by well-known Hungarian artists and just released in a video clip format and symphonic version.
Let us pray for a more widespread culture of non-violence, that will progress when countries and citizens alike resort less and less to the use of arms.