Filed under: Evangelium Vitae
Father Frank Pavone says that the Gospel of Life has been called “the Magna Carta of the pro-life movement”.
On the Fifth Anniversary of the issuance of the document Pope John Paul II made the following reflections on his encyclical letter The Gospel of Life.
“I greet all of you, participating in this reflection on a document that I consider central to the whole of the Magisterium of my pontificate and in perfect continuity with the Encyclical “Humanae Vitae” of Pope Paul VI of venerable memory.” #1
” Every person of good will must feel called to mobilize for this great cause, and must be sustained by the conviction that every step taken in defense of the right to life and in the concrete promotion of it is a step toward peace and civility.” #6
“In a particular way I turn to youth, who are sensitive to the need to respect the values of the human body and, above all, the value of conceived life itself: may they be the first architects and beneficiaries of the work that will be carried out in the context of the pastoral of life.” #6
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