Pope Francis‘ Christmas message was loud and clear from the Vatican — he condemned greed in all kinds … citing Jesus as the precise reverse of that, downright destitute.
The pontiff delivered his Christmas Eve homily in Rome on Saturday … and the overarching theme was decrying what he sees as a power-hungry society that is far too targeted on consumerism and accumulating wealth … particularly on the expense of others.
PF stated, “Whereas animals feed of their stalls, women and men in our world, of their starvation for wealth and energy, devour even their neighbors, their brothers and sisters. What number of wars have we seen! And in what number of locations, even at the moment, are human dignity and freedom handled with contempt!”
He added, “As at all times, the principal victims of this human greed are the weak and the susceptible.”
Pope Francis went on to invoke JC’s humble beginnings to hit his level dwelling, explaining … “This Christmas, too, as within the case of Jesus, a world ravenous for cash, energy and pleasure doesn’t make room for the little ones, for the so many unborn, poor and forgotten youngsters. I feel above the entire youngsters devoured by warfare, poverty and injustice.”
He additionally stated that Jesus’ delivery in a manger proves that “the true riches in life are to be discovered: not in cash and energy, however in relationships and individuals.” The Pope stated this to a bunch of about 7,000 worshippers who flocked to attend the mass that Francis presided over.
He ended with, “Pricey brothers, pricey sisters, at Christmas, God is poor: let charity be reborn!” PF additionally inspired of us to “not let this Christmas cross with out doing one thing good.”
Fairly strong message, clearly — and whereas he did not identify any names … it actually feels like he may’ve been taking intention on the many billionaires on this planet — particularly the high-profile ones. A selected particular person, who’s had fairly a yr, in all probability involves thoughts for some.