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Virtue Quote: G.K. Chesterton

"Stated boldly, charity certainly means one of two things – pardoning unpardonable acts, or loving unlovable people." -G.K. Chesterton

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Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"To desire the common good and strive towards it is a requirement of justice and charity. " -Pope Benedict XVI

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Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"Charity goes beyond justice, because to love is to give, to offer what is 'mine' to the other; but it never lacks justice, which prompts us to give the other what is 'his', what is due to him by reason of his being or his acting. I cannot 'give' what is mine to the other [...]

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Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

" You must be meek toward the neighbor. The principle of meekness toward the neighbor lies in charity. You will be meek toward him, if you see in him the gifts of God, if you love God in him. To love men for themselves is time and trouble lost. Men are sacks full of holes. [...]

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Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"International development aid… whatever the donor’s intentions, can sometimes lock people into a state of dependence and even foster situations of localized oppression and exploitation in the receiving country." -Pope Benedict XVI

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Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"As the objects of God’s love, men and women become subjects of charity; they are called to make themselves instruments of grace, so as to pour forth God’s charity and to weave networks of charity." Pope Benedict XVI

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Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"A Christianity of charity without truth would be more or less interchangeable with a pool of good sentiments, helpful for social cohesion, but of little relevance. In other words, there would no longer be any real place for God in the world." -Pope Benedict XVI

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Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

The sacrament of charity, the Holy Eucharist is the gift that Jesus Christ makes of himself, thus revealing to us God's infinite love for every man and woman." -Pope Benedict XVI

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"As the objects of God's love, men and women become subjects of charity; they are called to make themselves instruments of grace, so as to pour forth God's charity and to weave networks of charity." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, CARITAS IN VERITATE (Charity in Truth), 6/29/2009

September 14th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"I wish here to endorse the wishes expressed by the Synod Fathers by encouraging the Christian people to deepen their understanding of the relationship between the eucharistic mystery, the liturgical action, and the new spiritual worship which derives from the Eucharist as the sacrament of charity." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of [...]

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