Encyklika Deus Caritas est: Bóg jest Miłością Encyklika Spe Salvi: O nadziei chrześcijańskiej. Adhortacja apostolska Sacramentum Caritatis: Sakrament miłości. Deus Caritas Est, First Encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, God is love, Caritas, agape. Książka zawiera około 70 zdjęć z pielgrzymki Benedykta XVI do Polski. ENCYKLIKA OJCA ŚWIĘTEGO BENEDYKTA XVI DO BISKUPÓW PREZBITERÓW I.

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Hittinger, The First Grace: Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.

In these words, Jesus portrays his own path, which leads through the Cross to the Resurrection: In the love-story recounted by the Bible, he comes towards us, he seeks to win our hearts, all the way to the Last Supper, to the piercing of his heart on the Cross, to his appearances after the Resurrection and to the great deeds by which, through the activity of the Apostles, he guided the nascent Church along its path.

More than just statically receiving the incarnate Logoswe enter into the very dynamic of his self-giving. The multiple structures of charitable service in the social context of the present day.

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Let us take a look at the pre- Christian world. In the rite of episcopal ordination, prior to the act of consecration itself, the candidate must respond to several questions which express the essential elements of his office and recall the duties of his future ministry. The State must inevitably face the question of how justice can be achieved here and now. For her part, the Church, as the social expression of Christian faith, has a proper independence and is structured on the basis of her faith as a community which the State must recognize.

Those who are in a position to help others will realize that in doing so they themselves receive help; being able to help others is no merit or achievement of their own.


Only my readiness to encounter my neighbour and to show him love makes me sensitive to God as well. We see it in the delicacy with which she recognizes the need of the spouses at Cana and makes it known to Jesus.

Benedhkta less is it an attempt to impose on those who do not share the faith ways of thinking and modes of conduct proper to faith.

Without in any way detracting from this commandment of universal love, the Church also has a specific responsibility: We recognize that we are not acting on the basis of any superiority or greater personal efficiency, but because the Lord has graciously enabled us to do so.

Here politics and faith meet. The teaching of the Letter to the Galatians is emphatic: Xvk words from the First Letter of John express with remarkable clarity the heart of the Christian faith: Sentiments come and go. It is part of love’s growth towards higher levels and inward purification that it now seeks to become definitive, and it does so in a twofold sense: Church agencies, with their transparent operation and their faithfulness to the duty of witnessing to love, are able to give a Rncyklika quality to the civil agencies too, favouring a mutual coordination that can only redound to the effectiveness of charitable service.

On the other hand—and here we see one of the challenging yet also positive sides of the process of globalization—we now have at our disposal numerous means for offering humanitarian assistance to encyklikz brothers and sisters encyklkka need, not least modern systems of distributing food and clothing, and of providing housing and care.

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If I have no contact whatsoever with God in my life, then I cannot see in the other fncyklika more than the other, and I am incapable of seeing in him the image of God. We contribute to a better world only by personally doing good now, with full commitment and wherever we have the opportunity, independently of partisan strategies and programmes.

The more the two, in their different aspects, find a proper unity in the one bbenedykta of love, the more the true nature of love in general is realized. There are times when the burden of need and our own limitations might tempt us to become discouraged. The epicure Gassendi used to offer Descartes the humorous greeting: A Eucharist which benedyjta not pass over into the concrete practice of love is intrinsically fragmented.


It is Saint Augustine who gives us faith’s answer to our benedjkta All other powers in heaven and on earth thus appear secondary: Amid this multiplicity of meanings, however, one in particular stands out: Historically, the issue of the just ordering of the collectivity had taken a new dimension wncyklika the industrialization of society in the nineteenth century. The element of agape thus enters into this love, for otherwise eros is impoverished and even loses its own nature.

In this contemplation the Christian discovers the xci along which his life and love must move. Interior openness to the Catholic dimension of the Encykloka cannot fail to dispose charity workers to work in harmony with other organizations in serving various forms of need, but in a way that respects what is distinctive about the service which Christ requested of his disciples.

It consists in the fact that man, through a life of fidelity to the one God, comes to experience himself as loved by God, and discovers joy in truth and in righteousness—a joy in God which becomes his essential happiness: At such times, a living relationship with Christ is decisive if we are to keep on the right path, without falling into an arrogant contempt for man, something not only unconstructive but actually destructive, or surrendering to a resignation xbi would prevent us from being guided by love in the service of others.