Thursday, December 15, 2011

[video] Benedict XVI: Protection of the Family

Protection of the family, solidarity, interdependence among peoples, and the young, were among the topics covered by Benedict XVI in his address to new non-resident ambassadors to the Holy See, on Thursday when they presented their Letters of Credence. The Holy Father received the ambassadors of Trinidad and Tobago, Guinea Bissau, Switzerland, Burundi, Thailand, Pakistan, Mozambique, Kyrgyzstan, Andorra, Sri Lanka, and Burkina Faso. Interdependence, the Pope said, is not a threat but an asset -- and it must be nourished by a new climate of solidarity across generations. For this reason it is important that governments put protection of the family and the education of young people at the center of their ... More