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Aparecida 436: Crimes Against The Unborn And The Aged

The Aparecida bishops advocate not only for support of legislation, but also in the practice of health care so as to protect potential victims of abortion and euthanasia: 436. We hope that legislators, heads of government, and health professionals, conscious … Continue reading

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Aparecida 434-435: Models For And Ministries To Families

434. We believe that “the family is the image of God, who in his innermost mystery is not aloneness but a family.”(Puebla 582) Our families have their origin, their perfect model, their most beautiful motivation and their ultimate destiny in … Continue reading

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Aparecida 432-433: Marriage and Family

A topic very much on the mind of many clerics–not to mention families themselves: Marriage and Family. 432. The family is one of the most important treasures of Latin American and Caribbean peoples, and it is heritage of all humanity. … Continue reading

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Aparecida 431: Family, Persons, and Life

The ninth chapter of the Aparecida document will treat the multiple and interlocking issues that involve human relationships. This examination will take us to section #475, so let’s get started. 9 FAMILY, PERSONS, AND LIFE 431. We cannot pause here to … Continue reading

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Aparecida 429-430: Prison Ministry

429. The Church thanks chaplains and volunteers, who work in prisons with great pastoral commitment. However, prison ministry must be strengthened, including the work of evangelization and human promotion by chaplains and prison volunteer services. Human rights teams or vicariates to … Continue reading

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Aparecida 427-428: Imprisoned People

In every society, some criminals go free and some are caught. Section 6.5 of chapter eight deals with The imprisoned. The Aparecida bishops focus on violence, and how its escalation expands the reach of evil in society: 427. A reality … Continue reading

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Aparecida 425-426: Resisting Corruption and Helping Addicts

Briefly, a recognition that corruption exists all through the world’s societies, and this is a challenge for those who would like to curb addiction in society: 425. It is the state’s responsibility to combat, firmly and based on the law, … Continue reading

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