Friday, April 28, 2006

Children and Youth Deserve True Happiness


In his message to the 12th plenary session of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Pope Benedict voiced his concern for the children and youth of the world when he articulated that "instead of feeling loved and cherished, appear to be merely tolerated. In 'an age of turbulence' they frequently lack adequate moral guidance from the adult world," and many of them "now grow up in a society which is forgetful of God." Read more here.


Blogger Athanasius contra mundo said...

It really is sad how little is thought of children and fetuses by so many. Its like they see them as a burden or inconvenience.
Its so odd to see governments around the world like Japan, Australia and Italy have to give incentives for births. That should something people want.

2:23 PM  
Blogger Saint Peter's helpers said...

Athanasius, it seems that the world has been hardened by the wounds of sin. These wounds anesthesize the heart and blind the senses - and this is the cause of so many abortions. Many of the children born in today's generation are struggling for love because the parents are no longer able to love and respect each other. Yes, it's so sad to see and we see it in our own neighborhoods. Let's pray for the children and the youth.

2:53 PM  

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