Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
[Video] Benedict XVI: Bringing Christ to the world like St. Stephan.
Benedict XVI: Bringing Christ to the world like St. Stephan
Saint Stephen is a model for the New Evangelization, said Benedict XVI Wednesday speaking to the faithful before the Angelus prayer. Explaining the story of the first martyr, as told in the Acts of the Apostles, the Pope said : "The novelty of proclamation lies in immerging ourselves deeply in the mystery of Christ, the assimilation of His Word and of His presence in the Eucharist, so that He Himself, the living Jesus, can act and speak through His envoy". In essence, the evangelizer becomes able to bring Christ to others effectively when he lives of Christ, when the newness of the Gospel manifests itself in his own life. We pray to the Virgin Mary, so that the Church, in this Year of Faith, sees mo ...