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Witnessing to Christ in politics

24th Plenary Assembly

Rome, 20-22 May 2010


Witnessing to Christ in Politics

The 24th Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity on the theme: "Witnessing to Christ in politics ", took place at the Villa Aurelia in Rome from 20 to 22 May 2010. Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, introduced... Read more

Words of the Holy Father

Your Eminences,  Venerable Brothers in the Episcopate and in the Priesthood,  Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is with joy that I welcome you all, Members and Consultors, participants in the 24th Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity. I extend my cordial greeting to the President, Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, as I also thank him for the kind words he has expressed to me; to the Secretary, Bishop Josef Clemens, and to all those present. Your Dicastery's structure in which primarily lay people, coming from across the world and from very diverse contexts and backgrounds, work alongside Pastors offers a meaningful cross-section of the organic community... Read more

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