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Saturday, June 30, 2007

More on the letter

"Love and courtesy of this kind should not, of course, make us indifferent to truth and goodness."
-Second Vatican Council, as quoted in the Holy Father's letter to the Chinese


I read through most of the Holy Father's letter. I am quite pleased with its substance. Father Z made the point that, "A recurring theme in the first part of the letter is suffering." I myself am pleased that my hope that the message would be, "gut it out and stay true to the Church, your reward will be in the Kingdom of Heaven" proved true.

1 comment:

Jeff Miller said...

The letter in it's purpose starts with suffering and is a dominant theme. This is truly an amazing letter in its preaching of the Gospel and of the answers to pastoral concerns that in no way ever taking a back seat to truth.