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Sulpicius Severus, Vita Sancti Martini3, Here one might detect hints of ideas that are also found, for example, in the myth mentioned by Caritzs, according to which man was originally spherical, because he was complete in himself and self-sufficient. Consequently, more than anything, they must be persons moved by Christ’s love, persons whose hearts Christ has conquered with his love, awakening within them a love of neighbour.

Presentación de la encíclica de Benedicto XVI: “Deus caritas est”

But this presupposes an even more radical question: But it is man’s darkened reason that produces these consequences, not the instrument per se. Our duties towards beneicto environment are linked to our duties towards the human person, considered in himself and in relation to others.

In our own day, the State finds itself having to address the limitations to its sovereignty imposed by the new context of international trade and finance, which is characterized by increasing mobility both of financial capital and means of production, material and immaterial.

As John Paul II has already observed, the demarcation line between rich and poor countries is no longer as clear as it was at the time of Populorum Progressio [55].

That love between man and woman which is neither planned nor willed, but somehow imposes itself upon human beings, was called eros by the ancient Greeks.

The crisis thus becomes an opportunity for discernment, in which to shape a new vision for the future. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Often it is thought that development, or the socio-economic measures that go with it, merely require to be implemented through joint action.

Presentación de la encíclica de Benedicto XVI: “Deus caritas est”

Populous nations have been able to emerge from poverty thanks not least to the size of their population and the talents of their people. Political authority also involves a wide range of valueswhich must not be overlooked in the process of constructing a new order of economic productivity, socially responsible and human in scale.


This principle is extremely important for society and for development, since neither can be a purely human product; the vocation to development on the part of individuals and peoples is not based simply on human choice, but is an intrinsic part of a plan that is prior to us and constitutes for all of us a duty to be freely accepted.

Nature speaks to us of the Creator cf. For other uses, see Deus caritas est disambiguation. Not only is justice not extraneous to charity, not only is it not an alternative or parallel path to charity: If I have no contact whatsoever with God in my life, then I cannot see in the other anything more than the other, and I am incapable of seeing in him the image of God. The epicure Gassendi used to offer Descartes the humorous greeting: My deep personal sharing in the needs and sufferings of others becomes a sharing of my very self with them: This is a presumption that follows from being selfishly closed in upon himself, and it is a consequence — to express it in faith terms — of original sin.

These words from the First Letter of John express with remarkable clarity the heart of the Christian faith: Anyone who needs me, and whom I can help, is my neighbour. These words of Paul VI are all the more timely nowadays, as our world becomes progressively more integrated. Sign in to use this feature. It should be remembered that the reduction of cultures to the technological dimension, even if it favours short-term profits, in the long term impedes reciprocal enrichment and the dynamics of caritass.

In that biblical passage we read how the Patriarch Jacob saw in a dream, above the stone which was his pillow, a ladder reaching up to heaven, on xvo the angels of God were ascending and descending cf. The argument has vast implications, but a lengthy treatment would go beyond the scope of ddus present Encyclical.

Faced with new situations and issues, Catholic social teaching thus gradually developed, and has now found a comprehensive presentation in the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church published in by the Pontifical Council Iustitia et Pax. Starting from the depths of his own sacrifice and of the love that reaches fulfilment therein, he also portrays in these words the essence of love and indeed of human life itself. Therefore, it must be borne in mind that grave imbalances are produced when economic action, conceived merely as an engine for wealth creation, is detached from political action, conceived as a means for pursuing justice through redistribution.


However, in accordance with a practice initiated in the pontificate of John Paul II, the unofficial versions prepared by the Vatican in 7 other languages use the singular “I wish to speak of love”. Anyone who wishes to give love must also receive love as a gift. In considering this, we immediately find ourselves hampered by a problem of language.

Thus every economic decision has a moral consequence. On this earth there is room for everyone: It is here above all ets the Church’s social doctrine displays its dimension of wisdom. This leads to situations of human decline, to say nothing of the waste of social resources. Mary, Virgin and Mother, shows us what love is and whence it draws its origin and its constantly renewed power. The Church has a responsibility towards creation and she must assert this responsibility in the public sphere.

This applies especially to terrorism motivated by fundamentalism [69]which generates grief, destruction and death, obstructs dialogue between nations and diverts extensive resources from their peaceful and civil uses.

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Saint John’s words should rather be interpreted to mean that love of neighbour is a path that leads to the encounter with God, and that closing our eyes to our neighbour also blinds us to God. In terms of the resolution of the current crisis, the State’s role seems destined to grow, as it regains many of its competences.