Pray for the Holy Land

“Since the beginning Our Pontificate, in the midst of the horrors of the terrible war … We have [striven to] maintain an absolute impartiality towards all belligerents, as becomes him who is the Common Father, and who loves all his children with an equal affection … [, to] do the utmost good to all without distinction of persons, nationality or religion … [and to] hasten the end of this calamity by trying to bring the peoples and their leaders to more moderate solutions in the discussion of means that will secure a ‘just and lasting peace’.”

— Pope Benedict XV, Dès le début, 1 August 1917 [as cited in The Social Teachings of the Church, p. 75, Anne Fremantle ed., John Eppstein tr.]


About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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