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Today we can illuminate our cities so brightly that the stars of the sky are no longer visible. Is this not an image of the problems caused by our version of enlightenment? With regard to material things, our knowledge and our technical accomplishments are legion, but what reaches beyond, the things of God and the question of good, we can no longer identify.
Read the full text of his homily here.
Pope Benedict XVI lights a white candle as he enters a hushed and darkened St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, April 7, 2012, to begin the Vatican's Easter vigil service.
How blessed are we to have this great theologian as our pope! May our Lord continue to guide him on this journey.
posted on 04/08/2012 12:20:47 PM PDT
(He who hides in his heart the remembrance of wrongs is like a man who feeds a snake on his chest. St)
The difference between our technology and virtue is increasing. That is very unwise.
posted on 04/08/2012 12:25:54 PM PDT
by Loud Mime
(Anybody but Obama. He's just getting warmed up.)
This Protestant says the Pope is right. This is the problem that is destroying civilization. We haven’t seen the worst yet.
posted on 04/08/2012 12:45:09 PM PDT
("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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