change language
usted está en: home - selecciÓn de prensa newslettercómo contactarnoslink

Ayuda a la Comunidad

  
30 Noviembre 2011

Pope Benedict XVI: support for efforts to eliminate death penalty

 
versión para imprimir

Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday offered his support to a major international meeting underway this week through the sponsorship of the Sant’Egidio Community aimed at eliminating capital punishment.

I greet the distinguished delegations from various countries taking part in the meeting promoted by the Community of Sant’Egidio on the theme: No Justice without Life. I express my hope that your deliberations will encourage the political and legislative initiatives being promoted in a growing number of countries to eliminate the death penalty and to continue the substantive progress made in conforming penal law both to the human dignity of prisoners and the effective maintenance of public order.

The Holy Father’s appeal came at the end of his weekly General Audience, during which he continued his series of catecheses on Christian prayer.

The Pope on Wednesday focused on how Christ, Himself, prays, saying that Christ’s example most fully reveals the mystery of Christian prayer.

A significant moment in this regard is Jesus’ prayer following his Baptism, which expresses his both his deepest identity as the Son of God and his solidarity with the sinful humanity whom he came to save. Jesus’ prayer reflects his complete, filial obedience to the Father’s will, an obedience which would lead him to death on the Cross for the redemption of our sins.

“With his human heart,” said Pope Benedict, “Jesus learned to pray from his Mother and from the Jewish tradition, yet the source of his prayer is his eternal communion with the Father.”

As the incarnate Son, he shows us perfectly how to pray as children of the heavenly Father. Jesus’ example of fidelity to prayer challenges us to examine the time and effort we devote to our own prayer. While prayer is a gift of God, it is also an art learned through constant practice.

Pope Benedict concluded, saying, “Jesus teaches us to pray constantly, but also to bear witness before others of the beauty of prayer, self-surrender and complete openness to God.”Listen
RealAudioMP3


 LEA TAMBIÉN
• NOTICIAS
1 Febrero 2018
IRAK

Iraq: preocupación de Sant'Egidio por el recurso a la pena de muerte

IT | ES | DE | FR
30 Noviembre 2017
ROMA, ITALIA

#NoALaPenadeMuerte. El concierto por la vida en el Coliseo. MIRA EL VÍDEO

IT | ES | PT
28 Noviembre 2017
ROMA, ITALIA

Abolir la pena de muerte para defender la vida de todos: 10 Congreso de Ministros de Justicia

IT | ES | DE | PT | CA | RU
18 Noviembre 2017
ROMA, ITALIA

Concierto en directo #penadimortemai el 30 de noviembre en el Coliseo a las 18,30

IT | ES
3 Julio 2017
ESTADOS UNIDOS

Llamamiento urgente para salvar la vida de William Morva. Su ejecución está prevista para el 6 de julio de 2017. FIRMA ONLINE

IT | ES | DE | CA
26 Junio 2017
ESTADOS UNIDOS

Nuevo impulso a la campaña contra la pena de muerte: Sant'Egidio y las asociaciones abolicionistas se reúnen en Washington

IT | ES | DE
todas las noticias
• LIBERACIÓN
19 Febrero 2018
Vaticannews

Appello della Chiesa Usa per salvare la vita di due condannati a morte

2 Diciembre 2017
Corriere della Sera - Ed. Roma

Al Colosseo artisti contro la pena di morte

30 Noviembre 2017
Corriere della Sera - Ed. Roma

Live contro la pena di morte

29 Noviembre 2017
SIR

Pena di morte. Impagliazzo (Comunità Sant’Egidio), “difendere la vita di un condannato è difendere la vita di tutti”

29 Noviembre 2017
Notizie Italia News

Per un mondo senza pena di morte. #PENADIMORTEMAI

28 Noviembre 2017
Radio Vaticana

Sant'Egidio: tutelare la vita di un condannato è difendere la vita di tutti

todos los comunicados de prensa
• EVENTOS
28 Noviembre 2017 | ROMA, ITALIA

10th Int'l Congress of Justice Ministers ''A World without the Death Penalty''

TODAS LAS REUNIONES DE ORACIÓN POR la PAZ
• DOCUMENTOS

Vice President Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe's steps toward the abolition of the death penalty

Mario Marazziti: rifiutare la logica della pena di morte per non cedere alla trappola del terrore

Statement by Minister J. Kamara on the death penalty in Sierra Leone

Cambodian Minister of Justice, Ang Vong Vathana: Cambodia as a model of Asian country without the death penalty

Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice: Sri Lanka to protect the right to life, against the death penalty

Tanni Taher: the commitment of Sant'Egidio against the death penalty in Indonesia

todos los documentos

VIDEO FOTOS
2:
Malawi contra la pena de muerte
4:01
Cities for life: desde Roma al mundo entero contra la pena de muerte

448 visitas

453 visitas

488 visitas

485 visitas

553 visitas
todos los medios de comunicación afines