“Openness to life is at the center of true development. When a society moves towards the denial or suppression of life, it ends up no longer finding the necessary motivation and energy to strive for man’s true good.” (CV, no. 28)
“Openness to God makes us open towards our brothers and sisters and towards an understanding of life as a joyful task to be accomplished in a spirit of solidarity. (CV, no. 78)
“Only if we are aware of our calling as individuals and as a community, to be part of God’s family as his sons and daughters, will we be able to generate a new vision and muster new energy in the service of a truly integral humanism. (CV, ibid.)
“In concert then with many friends all around the world and throughout Asia, we call upon ASI at 50 to reiterate its dedication to the outward challenges and mission that it has always embraced.”Read more...