(Vatican Radio) Pope: Christians in politics defend life, family, and the common good

Pope Benedict XVI today received the participants in the meeting of the Christian Democrat international organization’s Executive Committee, which took place on Friday in Rome. The Holy Father encouraged the committee members to continue in their commitment to improving the quality of human relationships and conditions of life in ammanner consonant with Christian principles. “This commitment,” said Pope Benedict, “must know no bending or folding, but instead should be lavished with renewed vitality, in view of the continuing and – in some ways – the deepening of the problems we face.”

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