Posted by SCMO on 3rd April 2003 in Christianity |
...e as "the crisis
of civilisation", a crisis
which must be countered by "the civilisation of love, founded on the universal values of peace, solidarity, justice and liberty, which find their full attainment in Christ" (No. 52). The new evangelisation to which I have summoned the whole Church (cf. Novo Millennio Ineunte, 40) can prove a particularly effective instrument for helping to usher in this civilisation of love. Of course, the new evangelisation, as all authentic Christian evangelisation, must be marked by hope. For it is Christian hope that sustains the proclamation of the liberating truth of Christ, enlivens faith communities and enriches society with th...