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Rocco Palmo has the full text of Pope Benedict’s homily at Vespers for clergy, religious and seminarians at the Cathedral of SS Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert in Prague. The stand-out section:

Your pastoral activity in the field of educating new generations should be undertaken with particular zeal. Catholic schools should foster respect for the human person; attention should also be given to the pastoral care of young people outside the school environment, without neglecting other groups of the faithful. Christ is for everyone! I sincerely hope that there will be a growing accord with other institutions, both public and private. It is always worth repeating that the Church does not seek privileges, but only to be able to work freely in the service of all, in the spirit of the Gospel.

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Written by Luke Coppen

September 26, 2009 at 7:47 pm

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