...into the dark
...to gather the strength
...to burst out of the ground, the dark.
...such is today in a worldwide recommitment
...of those who claim to be a part of Christ's church
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...people do not want to acknowledge or face up to the reality of a crucified world, and even less do we want to ask ourselves what is our share of responsibility for such a world.
...the world of poverty truly is the great unknown.
...it is surprising that the First World can know so much and yet ignore what is fundamental about the world in which we live.
...it is frustrating, because the problem is not a lack of means by which to learn the truth.
...we have enough knowledge to place a man on the moon or on Mars, but we sometimes do not even know how many human beings share this planet, much less how many of them die every year from hunger.
Source: The Principle of Mercy